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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

HICKMAN TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**Note: Some of the statistical listings in this township are faded and difficult to read.
I’ve used question marks to designate items I was unsure of.**
**Samuel Duncan** owned 35 acres of improved and 75? acres unimproved woodland valued
at $1000. He had $60 worth of farming implements and $300 worth of livestock. He had paid
$50 in wages for 10 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production for 1879 as $200.
He owned 2 mules or asses, 4 milch cows which had all dropped calves. 1 head of cattle
had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 14 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which had laid 70 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 190
bushels of Indian Corn. 2 acres containing 140 trees had produced 100 bushels of apples and
¼ acre with 30 trees had produced 60 bushels of peaches. Total value of his fruit production
was $100. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**John Rice** was sharecropping 34 acres improved land valued at $600. He had $12 worth
of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. He had paid $30 in wages for 11 weeks of farm
labor and estimated his farm production at $100. He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow which had
calved and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds
of butter had been churned. He had 5 barnyard poultry which produced 25 dozen eggs. 8
acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 60 bushels of oats and 10
acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 150 cords of wood worth $150.
**William Jenkins** was sharecropping on 35 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He owned $62 worth of farm implements and $125 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $300. He had 1 horse and 1 working oxen. He had
purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 4 and slaughtered 2. Butter production was 60 pounds. He
had 35 swine. 12 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton. He had cut 60 cords of wood valued at $60.
**Alexander Bell** was sharecropping 22 acres of improved land valued at $440. He had
$80 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $90. His estimated farm production was $200.
He owned 1 horse and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn and 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He had cut 50 cords
of wood worth $50.
**Ledford Virden** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land
valued at $400. His farm tools were valued at $12 and his livestock at $90. Estimated
farm production was $325. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow that had dropped a calf. 80
pounds of butter had been produced. He had 2 hogs and 80 barnyard poultry that had
produced 100 dozen eggs. 60 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced
3 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of sorghum provided 34 gallons of molasses. He had cut 30
cords of wood valued at $30.
**Robbert Huie** owned 80 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved woodland worth $500.
He owned $25 worth of farming tools and $165 worth of livestock. He had paid $15 in wages
for 4 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $350. He had 4 horses,
3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and 100 pounds of butter had been
produced. He had 35 swine and 18 barnyard poultry which had provided 80 dozen eggs. 15
acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 12 acres
produced ?? (faded out) bushels of wheat and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 20 apple trees produced 40 bushels of fruit valued at $10. He had cut 30 cores of
wood worth $15.
**Richard Smith** was sharecropping on 1 acre improved, 6 acres permanent meadows and
70 acres unimproved woodland valued at $1000. He owned $75 worth of farm tools and $300
worth of livestock. He had paid $60 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 is faded and illegible. He had 2 horses, 4 mules or asses, 4 milch
cows and 3 other cattle. 2 calves were dropped. He had purchased 4 head of cattle and
sold 23. 160 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 80 swine and 30 barnyard poultry
which had provided 150 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres
produced 100 bushels of oats, 12 acres of wheat, production faded out. 1 acre containing
40 apple trees produced 60 bushels of fruit and 2 acres with 50 peach trees produced 50
bushels, total value listed as $20. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**Mitchell Eddy** was sharecropping 21 acres of improved land valued at $120? (extremely
faded.) He had $20 worth of farm tools and his livestock was valued at $140. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $240. He owned 2 horses, 1 milch cow and 1 other head
of cattle. 1 calf had been dropped. Butter production was 60 pounds. He had 15 hogs and 8
barnyard poultry which produced 40 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn,
4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum
produced 110 gallons of molasses. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $60.
**Sarah Swinney** owned 15 acres improved, 60 acres unimproved woodland and 5 acres
unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $1000. She had
$200 worth of farm implements and $110 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $100. She had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 2 calves had been
dropped and butter production was 100 pounds. She had 8 hogs and 3 barnyard poultry
which had provided 60 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6
acres produced 60 bushels of oats. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 30 bushels of apples
and 2 acres with 60 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches. Total value of her fruit
production was $30. Her family had cut 35 cords of wood worth $25.
**Thomas Frazier** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land worth $400.
He had $70 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $150. Farm production was estimated
at $300. He had 2 horses and 2 milch cows, both of which had calved. Butter production was
90 pounds. He had 21 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 90 dozen eggs. 5 acres
produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats and 9 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton. He had 1 acre with 40 apple trees and 3 acres with 200 peach
trees for which no fruit production was listed. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Edward Scallorn** owned 50 acres improved and 200 acres unimproved woodland valued at
$2000. He had $60 worth of farm tools and $500 worth of livestock. He had spent $200 on
his fences and paid $70 in wages for 16 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
for the previous year was $800. He had 3 milch cows and 10 other cattle. 2 calves had
been dropped and he had purchased 8 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 18 sheep which had dropped 5 lambs. 14 fleeces weighed 28 pounds. He had 35 swine,
25 barnyard and 12 other poultry which had provided 120 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
350 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 60 bushels of oats. 2 acres with 40 trees
produced 140 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 45 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches.
Value of his fruit was $100. His bees had produced 100 pounds of honey and 35 pounds of
wax. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $30.
**Curtice Adams** owned 35 acres of improved land valued at $500. He had farming tools
worth $50 and his livestock was valued at $325. He had paid $65 in wages for 16 weeks of
farm labor. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $600. He had 2 horses, 5
milch cows and 2 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle.
160 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 65 swine, 20 barnyard and 18 other poultry
which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 26 acres produced 800 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres
produced 50 bushels of oats. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**William Lamb** owned 40 acres improved and 117 acres unimproved woodland worth $200.
His farming implements were valued at $80 and his livestock at $600. Estimated farm
production was $225. He had 1 milch cow and 5 other cattle. He had sold 3 head of cattle
and butter production was 50 pounds. 28 barnyard poultry had provided 100 dozen eggs. 14
acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 24 bushels of oats, 10 acres
produced 60 bushels of wheat and 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had 2 acres with
40 apple trees, no fruit production listed. 1 acre with 40 peach trees produced 25 bushels
valued at $20. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Thomas Hamilton** owned 19 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land valued at
$200.He had farm tools worth $5 and livestock valued at $125. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $125. He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had
been dropped. 100 pounds of butter had been produced. 9 acres produced 120 bushels of
Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Elijah Waggoner** owned 40 acres improved and 115 acres unimproved woodland worth $500.
He reported $60 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $500. He had 5 horses, 5 milch cows and 8 other cattle. 3 calves had been
dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had
22 sheep which had dropped 12 lambs. He had purchased 20 sheep. 10 fleeces weighed 20 pounds.
He owned 50 swine, 45 barnyard and 15 other poultry which had produced 160 dozen eggs. 25
acres produced 520 bushels of Indian Corn and 36 acres produced 16 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 50 peach trees produced 40 bushels of fruit valued at $10. He had cut 40 cords of wood
worth $20.
**Thomas Newton** was sharecropping 30 acres of improved land valued at $240. He had
$100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $200. He had
2 horses, 2 working oxen and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. 1 had of cattle had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 75 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 17 hogs
and 12 barnyard poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian
Corn, 6 acres produced 50 bushels of oats and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut
30 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Moses Simmons** owned 75 acres improved, 9 acres permanent meadows and 312 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $1200. His farm implements were valued at $150 and his livestock at $500. He
had spent $50 on his fences and paid $300 for 100 weeks of hired labor during 1879. Estimated
value of farm production was $800. He had two working oxen, 6 milch cows and 20 other cattle.
Six calves had been dropped; he had purchased 20 head of cattle and sold 20. He had slaughtered
8 head of cattle and 4 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. Butter production was
200 pounds. He owned 100 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had provided 65 dozen eggs. 42 acres
had produced 1200 bushels of Indian Corn and two acres produced 5 bales of cotton. 200 pounds of
honey had been produced and he had cut 60 cords of wood valued at $40.
**John C. Ely** owned 12 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland worth $500. He
reported $10 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. Farm production was estimated
at $200. He owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows 1 one other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 80
pounds of butter had been made. He had 8 swine and 14 barnyard poultry which had produced 75
dozen eggs. Ten? acres had produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of
oats and six acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 30 cord of wood had been cut, worth $20.
**Jackson Stuart** owned 16 acres improved, 130 acres unimproved and 4 acres of other
unimproved land valued at $500. He had $45 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $260. He had 2 horses and 1 milch cow. He had sold 1 head
of cattle, slaughtered 1, and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 65 pounds of
butter had been churned and he owned 40 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which had provided 100
dozen eggs. 8 acres had produced 108 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton. One acre with 40 trees produced 65 bushels of peaches valued at $20. He had cut 25
cords of wood worth $20.
**Alexander Farnsworth** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land worth $400.
He had $5 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $100. He had spent $15 on his fences.
Estimated farm production was $150. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow and 1 other
cattle. 1 calf had been dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 5. 60 pounds of
butter was produced. He had 25 swine and 8 barnyard poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 6
acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 4 acres
produced 4 bushels of wheat and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $14.
**Thomas Denton** owned 18 acres improved and 62 acres unimproved land valued at $600.
He had $45 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on wages
for 6 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $325. He owned 2 horses, 2 mules
or asses, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and 25 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 22 swine, 25 barnyard and 2 other poultry which produced 140 dozen
eggs. 9 acres produced 225 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Rudolph Evatt** owned 20 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved woodland valued at
$400. His farming tools were worth $40 and his livestock $200. He had paid $26 in wages
for 8 weeks of farm labor and estimated his farm production for the previous year at $200.
He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. One calf had been dropped. 24
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 20 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had laid
60 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 140 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of
oats, 6 acres produced 35 bushels of wheat and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 15 trees produced 25 bushels of peaches worth $8 and he had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $20.
**Welttes? Payne** who was listed on the population schedule as Wiley Payne owned 30
acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land valued at $200. He had $40 worth of farm
tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 3 horses
and 3 milch cows. Two calves had been dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold
4 and slaughtered 1. Butter production was 100 pounds. His 12 sheep had dropped 10 lambs.
He had sold 6 sheep and slaughtered 4. One had died of disease. 7 fleeces weighed 14
pounds. He had 18 swine, 12 barnyard and 11 other poultry which had provided 65 dozen
eggs. 12 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of oats,
6 acres produced 11 bushels of wheat and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre with
75 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches valued at $30. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Drury Rolen** owned 24 acres improved and 28 acres unimproved land worth $500.
He had $45 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $200. He had paid $10 in
wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $300. He had 1 horse
and 3 milch cows. 2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle.
No butter production was listed. He had 22 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which had
laid 140 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced
3 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Lorenzo Rolen** owned 15? acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land valued at
$800. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $160. He had 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows which had both calved.
He had sold 2 head of cattle and churned 80 pounds of butter. He had 20 swine and 15
barnyard poultry which produced 60 dozen eggs. 47 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian
Corn and 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 25 trees produced 10 bushels
of apples worth $8. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Jeramiah Hall** owned 56 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had farming tools worth $80 and livestock worth $300. He had spent $40
on his fences and paid $75 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $500. He owned 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 6 other cattle.
2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 6 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter
was produced. He had 35 swine, 23 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had provided
120 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 550 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 50
bushels of oats, 24 acres produced 14 bales of cotton and 1 acre provided 100 gallons
of sorghum molasses. 1 acre with 35 trees produced 60 bushels of apples and 1 acre
with 70 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all valued at $50. He cut 30 cords of
wood worth $15.
**Andrew Taylor** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land worth
$400. He had $8 worth of farm tools and $120 worth of livestock. He had spent
$10 on his fences and estimated farm production for the previous year at $300.
He had 1 horse, 2 working oxen and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He had
sold 2 head of cattle. Butter production was 60 pounds. He had 18 swine, 15
barnyard and 10 other poultry which produced 80 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
50 bushels of Indian Corn and 10 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut
25 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Ruben Piles** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $400. He had $10 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $100.
Estimated farm production was $120. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had
calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and the family had churned 40 pounds
of butter. He had 20 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 24 dozen eggs.
5 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 50 bushels of oats,
7 acres produced 13 bushels of wheat and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He
cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Redman Briggance** owned 25 acres improved and 115 acres unimproved land
valued at $1000. He had $80 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $400. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 3 other
cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle. Butter
production was 80 pounds. He had 40 sheep which had dropped 20 lambs. 38 fleeces
weighed 65 pounds. He had 12 swine, 20 barnyard and 14 other poultry which produced
140 dozen eggs. 17 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 14 acres produced 140
bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels
of sweet potatoes. 4 acres with 300 trees produced 100 bushels of apples worth $40
and his bees produced 65 pounds of honey and 6 pounds of wax. He cut 40 cords of
wood worth $25.
**Elias Williams** was sharecropping 11 acres of improved land worth $330. He
reported $8 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $50. Estimated farm production
was $200. He owned 2 horses and 8 swine. 7 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn
and 4 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Josuaway Finley** was sharecropping 13 acres valued at $450. He had $50 worth
of farming implements and livestock worth $200. He had paid $15 for 4 weeks of farm
labor and estimated his farm production at $160. He had 3 horses and 2 milch cows
which had both dropped calves. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. Butter
production was 80 pounds. He had 9 swine, 5 barnyard and 6 other poultry valued at
$30. 9 acres produced 360 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 2 bales of
cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Phillip H. James** was sharecropping 30 acres improved and 20 acres unimproved
land worth $500. He had $40 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $200. He had 1 horse and 1 milch
cow which had calved. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 20 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 20 swine and 3 barnyard poultry which had laid 15 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
250 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords
of wood valued at $15.
**James Smith** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $600. He owned $40 worth of farm implements and $175 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $175. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule or ass
and 2 milch cows. He had sold 5 head of cattle and no butter production was listed.
He had 12 sheep which had dropped 9 lambs. He had purchased 12 sheep and sold 3. One
sheep had died from stress of weather. 12 fleeces weighed 20 pounds. He had 8 swine
and 10 barnyard poultry which provided 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 75 bushels of
Indian Corn and 10 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He had also harvested 30 bushels
of sweet potatoes and cut 30 cords of wood worth $20.
**John M. Smith** owned 30 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land worth $500.
He had $440 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $250. He had spent $30
on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $300. He owned 1 horse, 3 mules
or asses and 2 milch cows which had dropped 2 calves. He had sold 2 head of cattle and
slaughtered 2. 80 pounds of butter was produced. He had 45 swine, 30 barnyard and 15
other poultry which 120 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 150 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 20 bushels of wheat and he had cut 50 cords
of wood valued at $25.
**Phillip Bird** owned 40 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved land worth $600. He
had $35 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $250. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass,
2 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 100 pounds of butter was
produced on his farm. He had 24 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs.
16 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 5 acres
produced 12 bushels of wheat, 3 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ½ acre provided 110
gallons of sorghum molasses. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**David Stuart** owned 25 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land valued at
$1000. He had $80 worth of farming implements and $225 worth of livestock. He had spent
$25 on is fences and estimated farm production at $200. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle.
80 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 12 swine and 5 barnyard poultry that had laid
25 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 20 bushels of
oats, 10 acres produced 40 bushels of wheat and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had
cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Augustus Allen** owned 35 acres improved and 85 acres unimproved woodland worth $800.
He had $30 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $50. He had spent $12 on is fences.
Estimated farm production was $300. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 3 other
cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
20 pounds of butter was produced. He had 42 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which had laid 100
dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 35 bushels of oats
and 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 50 trees produced 100 bushels of apples
and 1 acre with 60 trees produced 120 bushels of peaches, all valued at $40. He had cut 30
cords of wood worth $20.
**John Hon** owned 20 acres improved, 300 acres unimproved woodland and 10 acres unimproved
land including “old fields” not growing wood, valued at $3000. He had $60 worth of farming
implements and livestock valued at $300. He had spent $20 on his fences and paid $40 in wages
for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $500. He owned 3 horses,
3 milch cows and 10 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped. He had purchased 2 head of
cattle and sold 42, slaughtered 2 and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered.
100 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned no swine but had 30 barnyard poultry which
had produced 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 800 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced
40 bushels of oats. He had cut 50 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Ritchard Strickland** was sharecropping 15 acres improved land valued at $300. He had
$10 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $150. He
had 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 2.
His family had churned 60 pounds of butter. His 12 barnyard and 3 other poultry had provided 40
dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 45 bushels of oats,
4 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and ¼ acre provided 94 gallons of sorghum molasses. He cut
30 cords of wood worth $20.
**Robbert Dinsmore** was sharecropping 25 acres of improved land valued at $500. He had
farm tools valued at $50 and $225 worth of livestock. He had spent $8 on farm labor and
estimated farm production was $250. He had 4 horses and 2 milch cows which had both dropped
calves. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2. 100 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 25 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which produced 25 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 20 gallons of
sorghum molasses. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Joseph J. Henry** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land valued at $500.
He had $50 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $175.
He had 2 horses and 3 milch cows which had all calved. He had sold 5 head of cattle and his cows
had produced 60 pounds of butter. He had 13 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 50 dozen
eggs. 5 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 35 bushels of oats and 4 acres
produced 3 bales of cotton. His bees produced 30 pounds of honey and he had cut 40 cords of wood
worth $20.
**Julian G. Tripp** sharecropped 20 acres of improved land valued at $400. His farm tools were
worth $15 and his livestock valued at $80. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 1 horse, 1
working oxen and 1 milch cow. His family had churned 20 pounds of butter. He had 12 swine, 12
barnyard and 3 other poultry which had provided 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 85 bushels of
Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 45 bushels of wheat and 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He cut
30 cords of wood worth $14.
**Lenard Plummer** owned 20 acres improved, 135 acres unimproved and 4 acres unimproved land
included “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $600. He had $12 worth of farming tools
and $125 worth of livestock. He had paid $12 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $280. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had been
dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. 40 pounds of butter was reported for the year. He had 13 swine and 12 barnyard
poultry which laid 40 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced
60 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1 acre provided 114 gallons of
sorghum molasses. His bees provided 30 pounds of honey and 2 pounds of wax and he had cut 35
cords of wood worth $17.
**Martin Parrent** was sharecropping 12 acres of improved land valued at $240. His farming
tools were valued at $15 and he owned $150 worth of livestock. He had paid $10 for 4 weeks of
farm labor. Estimated farm production was $100. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow
and 1 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 40 pounds. He had 32
swine, 15 barnyard and 2 other poultry which provided 50 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 80
bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Russell Helms** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved woodland worth
$500. He had $140 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $800. He had 3 horses, 5 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 5 calves
had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
100 pounds of butter had been churned. 13 sheep had dropped 14 lambs. He had sold 1 sheep,
5 had been killed by dogs and 1 had died of disease. 24 fleeces weighed 50 pounds. He
had 34 swine, 12 barnyard and 12 other poultry which produced 60 dozen eggs. 14 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 20 bushels of wheat and 8 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton. His bees produced 10 pounds of honey and he had cut 50
cords of wood worth $25.
**Ambler Casey** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land worth $400.
He had $50 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for the previous year was $100. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 5 other
cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 50 pounds of butter was produced. He had 8 sheep
and had purchased 1. He had 30 swine, 30 barnyard and 20 other poultry which had laid 42
dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 14 bushels of
oats, 6 acres produced 30 bushels of wheat and 7 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 30 trees produced 200 bushels of apples worth $20. He cut 50 cords of wood valued
at $22.
**William Ritchardson** owned 20 acres of improved and 60 acres unimproved land
valued at $400. He had $40 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $200. Estimated
farm production was $225. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 3 other
cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 3 and
slaughtered 1. 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had 20 swine, 15 barnyard and 3
other poultry which had laid 80 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 225 bushels of Indian
Corn and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had harvested 50 bushels of sweet
potatoes from ½ acre and cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Kinyard Strickland** was sharecropping 65 acres of improved land worth $400.
His farm tools were worth $10 and his livestock $35. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $25. He had 1 horse, 14 swine, 15 barnyard and 11 other poultry which had
laid 50 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 85 bushels of Indian Corn and his bees provided
100 pounds of honey and 10 pounds of wax. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Henry H. Strickland** owned 6 acres improved and 14 acres unimproved land worth
$100. He had $60 worth of farming implements and $180 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $200. He had 1 mule or ass and 1 head of cattle. He had purchased
1 head of cattle and sold 1. He had 12 swine and no poultry. 5 acres produced 100
bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ½ acre provided 20
gallons of sorghum molasses.
**Mathew Strickland** owned 6 acres improved and 15 acres unimproved land worth
$100. He had $40 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $100. Estimated farm production
was $200. He had 1 horse and 10 swine. 4 acres produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn, 7
acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 35 gallons of sorghum molasses.
**Eli Shackelford** owned 30 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $150. He had 5 horses, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves
had been dropped and 50 pounds of butter was churned. He had 9 hogs, 12 barnyard and
8 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian
Corn, 6 acres produced 50? bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 10 bushels of wheat and
8 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. ¼ acre with 46 trees produced 60 bushels of apples
and ¼ acre with 40 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all worth $45. He cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**John F. McAnally** owned 20 acres improved, 120 acres unimproved and 15 acres
other unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood valued at $2000. He
had $75 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of cattle. He had spent $100 on his
fences. Estimated farm production was $300. He owned 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 1
other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and butter production was 150 pounds. He had
38 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 500
bushels of Indian Corn, 14 acres produced 12 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced 42
bushels of wheat and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 3 acres with 100 trees
produced 200 bushels of apples with no value listed. He had cut 10 cords of wood
worth $7.
**John Southerland** was sharecropping 12 acres improved land worth $360. He had
$50 worth of livestock and had paid $30 in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $250. He had 1 mule or ass and 6 poultry which provided 4 dozen
eggs. 12 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and his bees had produced 25 pounds of honey.
He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Enoch Shirey** sharecropped 20 acres improved land valued at $600. He had $60
worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $225. He had paid $62 for 20 weeks of
farm labor and estimated farm production for 1879 at $150. He had 2 horses and 1 milch
cow which had calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle. 60 pounds of butter had been
churned. He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard and 13 other poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs.
10 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 60 bushels of oats,
6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ½ acre provided 45 gallons of sorghum molasses.
He cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**William C. Tull** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth
$1200. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $350. He owned 3 horses and 5 milch cows which had all dropped calves.
He had sold 4 head of cattle and butter production was 150 pounds. 11 sheep had dropped
5 lambs. 23 fleeces weighed 34 pounds. He had 26 swine, 30 barnyard and 15 other poultry
which provided 100 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres
produced 35 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 21 bushels of wheat, 7 acres produced
3 bales of cottons and ½ acre produced 30 gallons of sorghum molasses. 10 trees
produced 12 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 100 trees produced 100 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $50. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $20.
**John Gravett** was sharecropping 18 acres improved land valued at $390.
He had $75 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock. He had paid $45
for 16 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production for the previous year
at $500. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow that had calved. He had
purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 6. 100 pounds of butter was churned and he
had 12 other poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 11 bales
of cotton. He cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**John F. Tull** owned 50 acres improved and 190 acres unimproved land worth
$1200. He had $100 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $300. He had spent
$15 on his fences and paid $10 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $400. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 6 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 2 calves
had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. Butter production
was 150 pounds. 12 sheep had dropped 4 lambs. 24 fleeces weighed 36 pounds. He had 45
swine, 30 barnyard and 30 other poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
400 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 30
bushels of wheat, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre provided 41 gallons
of sorghum molasses. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 12 bushels of apples and 2 acres
with 50 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches, all worth $25. His bees produced 50
pounds of honey and 15 pounds of wax and he had cut 40 cords of wood worth $25.
**Aden Grigsby** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $300. He had $75 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $200. He had
spent $9 on his fences and had paid $5 for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $300. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 1 milch
cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle.
The family had churned 35 pounds of butter. He had 40 swine, 15 barnyard and 12 other
poultry which provided 60 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 10
acres produced 300 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ½ acre produced
25 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 60 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre
with 80 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches worth $20. He cut 40 cords of wood valued
at $20.
**William Grigsby** owned 8 acres improved and 72 acres unimproved land worth $200.
He had $6 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences.
Estimated farm production was $200. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 3
other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle. 75 pounds
of butter was produced. He had 12 swine, 20 barnyard and 34 other poultry which had laid
50 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 50 bushels
of oats and 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Joel W. Akin** owned 25 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land valued at
$600. He had $30 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $220. He had spent $5 on
his fences and paid $10 in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $200. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped
and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He owned 26 swine and
10 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian
Corn, 4 acre produced 50 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 19 bushels of wheat, 2 acres
produced 1 bale of cotton, ½ acre produced 20 gallons of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre
produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre with 55 trees produced 60 bushels of
peaches worth $20. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Jonathan W. Tripp** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved land
worth $400. His farm tools were valued at $25 and his livestock at $200. Estimated
farm production was $250. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 5 other
cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle. 60 pounds of
butter had been churned. He had 8 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen
eggs. 15 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 60 bushels of
oats, 3 acres produced 11 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ¼
acre provided 20 gallons of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet
potatoes. ½ acre with 20 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches worth $20. He had
cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**William E. Lee** sharecropped 13 acres of improved land valued at $65. He had
$12 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $50. Estimated farm production for
the previous year was $75. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow that had calved. He had
purchased 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 30 pounds of butter was churned and
he had 1 hog and 10 barnyard poultry which had provided 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres
produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 5 bushels of oats, 2 acres
produced 8 bushels of wheat and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**Abel Roggers** owned 35 acres improved, 2 acres improved permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 163 acres unimproved woodland valued at $800.
He had $15 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $75 on his
fences and estimated farm production at $250. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 2
other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped, he had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 had
died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 50 pounds of butter was produced.
He had 21 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced
250 bushels of Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 15 bushels of oats. ½ acre with 10
trees produced 2 bushels of apples for which no value was listed. He had cut 40 cords
of wood valued at $20.
**George W. Tipton** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land worth
$100. He owned $5 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock. He had paid $10
in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $155. He had two
horses and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He had purchased 1 head of cattle
and sold 1. He had 35 swine, 15 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had laid 50 dozen
eggs. 7 acres produced 116 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 100 bushels of
oats, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, 1 acre produced 56 gallons of sorghum
molasses and 1/4 acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. He had cut 40 cords
of wood worth $20.
**John C. Hall** owned 10 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $8 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $125. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows
and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of
cattle. Butter production was 60 pounds. His 4 sheep had dropped 2 lambs and
he had purchased 2 sheep. 2 fleeces weighed 3 pounds. He had 8 swine and 13
barnyard poultry which laid 75 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 75 bushels of
Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 8 bushels
of wheat and 5 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Emily Magby** owned 40 acres improved, 120 acres unimproved and 4 acres
unimproved including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $1000. She
had $50 worth of farming tools and $190 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $400. She owned 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two
calves had been dropped and she had sold 2 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter
had been churned. She had 35 swine, 25 barnyard and 8 other poultry which
provided 100 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres
produced 30 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton, ½ acre produced
15 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1
acre with 100 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches with a cash valued of $500 listed.
Her bees had provided 20 pounds of honey and 40 cords of wood worth $20 had been cut.
**William P. Magby** was sharecropping 15 acres of improved land valued at $90.
He owned $75 worth of livestock and estimated farm production for the previous year
at $200. He had 1 horse and 10 swine. 8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn,
3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ¼ acre
produced 100 pounds of tobacco.
**Robbin Magby** owned 4 acres improved and 76 acres unimproved land worth $150.
He had $10 worth of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $125. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He had sold 1 head
of cattle. He had 6 swine and 6 barnyard poultry had produced 9 dozen eggs. 5 acres
produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He cut 6
cords of wood worth $3.
**James Plummer** owned 12 acres improved and 108 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. His tools were valued at $12 and his livestock at 175. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $250. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow
which had dropped a calf. He had sold 3 head of cattle and 60 pounds of butter
was produced. He had 24 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 75 dozen
eggs. 9 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 6 bushels
of wheat and 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $15.
**Alford Plummer** owned 23 acres improved and 127 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $600. He had $10 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock.
He had spent $25 on his fences and paid $40 in wages for 16 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow.
50 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 12 swine and 10 barnyard poultry that
had laid 60 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 100 trees produced 25 bushels of peaches
valued at $25. His bees had produced 80 pounds of honey and 10 pounds of wax.
He cut 30 cords of firewood worth $15.
**John K. Stuart** owned 12 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $4 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $75. He had 2 horse, 1 mule or ass, 20 swine and 4 barnyard poultry
which produced 6 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn and 2
acres produced ½ bale of cotton. He cut 5 cords of wood worth $3.
**William Piles** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land worth
$300. He had farm tools worth $20 and livestock valued at $200. Estimated farm
production was $300. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 1
other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 80 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 43 swine and 2 barnyard poultry that laid 8 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 4 bales
of cotton, ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels
of sweet potatoes. His bees provided 100 pounds of honey and 15 pounds of wax and he
had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**John Presley** owned 25 acres of improved and 135 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $600. He had $40 worth of farming implements and $300 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $500. He had 2 horses, 4 mules or asses, 2 milch cows
and 8 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 6 head of cattle and
1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been
produced. He had 50 swine, 15 barnyard and 40 other poultry which produced 50 dozen
eggs. 8 acres produced 180 bushels of Indian Corn and 12 acres produced 8 bales of
cotton. His bees produced 40 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Mary E. Piles** owned 4 acres improved and 76 acres unimproved land worth
$100. She had farming tools valued at $2 and livestock worth $40. She had spent $9
on her fences and paid $5 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $106. She had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves
had been dropped and she had sold 1 head of cattle. 20 pounds of butter had been
churned. She had 6 swine and 5 barnyard poultry that provided 30 dozen eggs. 4
acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 5 cords of wood worth $3 had been cut.
**John W. Beam** was sharecropping 13 acres improved land worth $200. He had
$40? worth of farm tools and $55 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $250. He had 2 head of cattle and had purchased 2 and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 20 pounds of butter was produced. He had
5 hogs and no poultry. 6 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**William B. Bird** was sharecropping an unlisted amount of land. He had $5
worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $20. Farm production is faded and
illegible. He had 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf and 20 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 1 hog and 8 barnyard poultry which provided 12 dozen
eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 16 cords of wood worth $8.
**Samuel McDaniel** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved woodland
worth $650. He had $10 worth of farming implements and $124 worth of livestock.
He had paid $5 in wages for 1 week of farm labor and estimated farm production
was $175. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 1 calf had been
dropped and 85 pounds of butter was churned. His 17 sheep had dropped 6 lambs.
20 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 2 swine, 24 barnyard and 8 other poultry
which produced 120 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 80 bushels of Indian Corn, 8
acres produced 15 bushels of oats and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had
cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Fredric White** owned 15 acres improved and 25 acres unimproved land valued
at $200. He had $40 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $160. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $175. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule or ass and 2
milch cows which had both dropped calves. 60 pounds of butter was produced. He had
30 swine, 18 barnyard and 14 other poultry which provided 50 dozen eggs. 7 acres
produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 8 bushels of wheat, 3 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum produced 30 gallons of molasses.
½ acre with 75 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches valued at $20 and he had cut
30 cords of wood worth $15.
**William J. King** owned 30 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland
worth $800. His farming tools were valued at $20 and his livestock worth $275.
Estimated farm production was $300. He had 3 horses, 3 milch cows and 5 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 15 head of cattle. Butter production
was listed as 30 pounds. His 14 sheep had dropped 7 lambs. Four of his sheep had
been killed by dogs. 7 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 50 swine, 20 barnyard
and 11 other poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 25 bushels of oats and 1 acre produced 40 gallons
of sorghum molasses. ¼ acre produced 8 bushels of Irish potatoes and he had cut
30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Nesbert R. Smith** owned 25 acres improved, 120 acres unimproved and 3
acres other unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all
valued at $500. He had $40 worth of farm implements and $100 worth of
livestock. He had spent $5 on his fences and estimated farm production
at $250. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had purchased
1 head of cattle and sold 2. Butter production was 40 pounds. He had 18 swine,
12 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
210 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 15 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced
2 bales of cotton, ¾ acre produced 40 gallons of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre
produced 5 bushels of Irish potatoes. 2 acres with 25 trees produced 6 bushels
of apples worth $2. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**John Huie** was sharecropping an unlisted number of acres. He owned $42
worth of farming tools and $50 worth of livestock. He had 1 horse and 6 swine.
No farm crops were listed.
**William Bass** owned 30 acres improved and 76 acres unimproved land valued
at $600. His farm implements were valued at $60 and he had $400 worth of
livestock. He had spent $2 on his fences and estimated farm production for
1879 was $300. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 14 other
cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 125 pounds
of butter had been churned. He had 22 sheep which had dropped 2 lambs. One sheep
had been slaughtered and 15 fleeces weighed 40 pounds. He had 24 swine, 20
barnyard and 2 other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 250
bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced
4 bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons of molasses. He
cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Andrew Spurling** was sharecropping 27 acres improved and 35 acres
unimproved land valued at $570. He had $45 worth of farming tools and $250
worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $300. He had 3 horses, 4
milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 3 head
of cattle. Butter production was 40 pounds. 30 sheep had dropped 9 lambs. One
sheep had died of stress of weather. 20 fleeces weighed 30 pounds. He had 3
swine, 8 barnyard and 8 other poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs. 18 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ½
acre produced 12 bushels of Irish potatoes. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Thomas Gipson** owned 12 acres improved and 148 acres unimproved woodland
worth $400. His farm tools were valued at $10 and his livestock worth $80. He
had spent $5 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $300. He
had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle.
He had 4 swine, 8 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had supplied 16 dozen eggs.
12 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 30 bushels of oats
and 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He had cut 5 cords of wood worth $5.
**Nathan C. Malone** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land
worth $300. He had $30 worth of farming implements and $115 worth of livestock.
He had spent $30 on his fences and paid $60 in wages for 24 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $120. He had 2 horses, 4 milch cows and 1 other
cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle, slaughtered 2 and 1 had died, strayed or
was stolen and not recovered. 150 pounds of butter was churned. He owned 11 swine,
15 barnyard and 18 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced
100 bushels of Indian Corn, ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼
acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 10 trees produced 30
bushels of peaches valued at $18. He had cut 50 cords of wood worth $25.
**William Russell** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land
valued at $350. He had $85 worth of farming tools and $275 worth of livestock.
He spent $25 on his fences and estimated farm production for the previous year
at $500. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two
calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle. 80 pounds of butter
was produced. He had 20 swine, 14 barnyard and 9 other poultry which provided
30 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 450 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced
45 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 5 bushels
of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut
40 cords of wood worth $40.
**Samuel Russell** owned 20 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $125 worth of farm tools and $350 worth of livestock. He
had spent $40 on his fences and paid $50 in wages for 16 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $400. He had 3 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and
3 other cattle. 2 calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle,
sold 5 and slaughtered one. 100 pounds of butter was churned. 5 sheep had
dropped 2 lambs. 2 fleeces weighed 4 pounds. He had 14 swine, 12 barnyard and
28 other poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 400 bushels of
Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 40 bushels
of wheat, 7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 3 acres of sorghum provided 80
gallons of molasses. ¼ acre with 20 trees produced 10 bushels of peaches worth
$3 and he had cut 60 cords of wood worth $60.
**William Russell** owned 18 acres improved and 29 acres unimproved land
worth $350. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $175 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $500. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 4 milch
cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head
of cattle and sold one. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 40 swine,
12 barnyard and 23 other poultry which had laid 25 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 8 bales of cotton and ¼ acre
produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $30.
**Margrett Money** owned 37 acres improved and 23 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $200. She had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $200.
She had spent $5 on her fences and paid $10 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $300. She had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass,
2 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and she had sold
6 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter was churned. She had 20 swine and 80
barnyard poultry which provided 200 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels
of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 10 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 20 bushels
of wheat, 4 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish
potatoes and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. 20 cords of wood worth
$20 had been cut.
**Francis M. Evatt** was sharecropping 22 acres improved and 138 acres
unimproved land worth $500. He had $65 worth of farming implements and $125
worth of livestock. He had paid $5 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $300. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 6 other
cattle. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and 80 pounds of butter was produced on
his farm. 4 sheep had dropped 2 lambs. Two fleeces weighed 2 pounds. He had 4 swine,
12 barnyard and 7 other poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 5 bushels of oats and 10 acres produced 6
bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Susan E. Piles** owned 25 acres improved and 135 unimproved land valued at
$300. She had $5 worth of farm tools and $160 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $200. She had 3 horses, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Three
calves were dropped and she had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. Butter production
was 60 pounds. She had 75 swine and 8 poultry which produced 60 dozen eggs. 8
acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats
and 2 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 10 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**William Owens** owned 45 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved woodland
worth $600. He had $40 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $125. Estimated
farm production was $150. He owned 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle.
3 calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was
churned. He had 20 swine, 30 barnyard and 30 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen
eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 66 bushels of
oats and 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 40 cords of wood had been cut, valued
at $20.
**William Shearls** owned 6 acres improved and 34 acres unimproved land valued
at $200. He had $5 worth of farm implements and $65 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $50. He owned 1 mule or ass, 11 swine and
5 barnyard poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 125 bushels of
Indian Corn and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Walter L. Gipson** was sharecropping 10 acres valued at $300. He had $64
worth of farming tools and livestock worth $200. He had paid $10 in wages for 3
weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production was $350. He owned 2 horses, 5
milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 3 head
of cattle. 200 pounds of butter was churned. He had 20 hogs and 20 barnyard poultry
which provided 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 5
acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 72 gallons of
molasses, ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 15
bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Alford Ritchy** owned 20 acres improved and 20 acres unimproved land worth
$200. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $160 worth of livestock. He had paid $5
for 1 week of farm labor and estimated farm production at $125. He had 2 horses
and 2 milch cows which had both dropped calves. 60 pounds of butter had been
produced on his farm. He had 40 swine, 5 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had
laid 20 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres produced
1 bale of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**Henry Ritchy** was sharecropping an unstated number of acres valued at $160.
His livestock was worth $60. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $100.
He had 1 horse, 6 swine and 5 barnyard poultry which provided 15 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 30 bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He cut 20
cords of wood valued at $20.
**Henry Carrol** was farming 70 acres worth $200 and had $30 worth of livestock.
Information about his land and livestock is very faded and may not be transcribed
accurately. Estimated farm production was $160. He had 6 swine and 5 barnyard
poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn
and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**Mary Hinds** owned 40 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land worth $1000.
She had $35 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $225. She had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped
and she had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
80 pounds of butter had been churned. She had 30 swine and 7 barnyard poultry that had
laid 12 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 3
bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 20 trees
produced 12 bushels of apples worth $6. 20 cords of wood worth $20 had been cut.
**Caleb Bell** owned (acreage faded and illegible) worth $200. He had $3 worth of
farm tools and $60 worth of livestock. He had paid $12 in wages for farm labor and
estimated farm production at $75. He had 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. 1 calf had
been dropped and 50 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 2 hogs and 2 barnyard
poultry which provided 4 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn and
1 acre produced 50 bushels of Irish potatoes. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $10.
**Henry Hinds** was sharecropping 9 acres improved land valued at $180. He had
$3 worth of farm tools and $130 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $225.
He had 2 horses and 1 head of cattle. He had sold 1 head. He had 35 swine, 1 barnyard
and 14 other poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn,
4 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes.
He cut 12 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Tapley Oldham** was sharecropping (acreage faded and illegible) and owned $40 worth
of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. He had 2 horses. No farm crops were listed
and he had cut 6 cords of wood valued at $3.
**Calvin Tiler** owned 24? acres improved and 36? acres unimproved land (extremely
faded) valued at $400. He had $5 worth of farming tools and $60 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $150. He had 2 horses, 8 swine and 10 barnyard poultry
that had laid 15 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 140 bushels of Indian Corn and 3 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 32 bushels of peaches valued
at $1. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Calvin R. Taff** owned 300 acres improved, 630 unimproved and 20 acres other
unimproved including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $8000. He had
$300 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $1200. He had spent $100
on his fences and paid $600 in wages for 150 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $2400. He had 2 horses, 3 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and
14 other cattle. Four calves had been dropped. He had purchased 4 head of cattle and
sold 35 and slaughtered one. Butter production was 200 pounds. 30 sheep had dropped 14
lambs. He had sold 10 sheep, slaughtered 1 and 5 had died of disease. 35 fleeces weighed
65 pounds. He had 34 swine and 24 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 180
acres produced 2300 bushels of Indian Corn, 20 acres produced 200 bushels of oats and ¼
acre produced 50 bushels of Irish potatoes. He had 16 acres with 600 apple trees and 16
acres with 800 peach trees for which no production was listed. He cut 40 cords of wood
worth $30.
**James T. Pettit** was sharecropping 40 acres improved, 150 acres unimproved and
10 acres other unimproved including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $980.
He had $150 worth of livestock and estimated farm production was $150. He had 2 horses,
1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow and 2 other cattle. He had 15 swine, 25 barnyard and 14 other
poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 20 bushels of oats and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 30 cords
of wood valued at $15.
**John A. Ennis** was sharecropping 9 acres improved land valued at $180. He had
$45 worth of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock. He had paid $45 in wages for 12
weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production at $225. He had 2 horses, 6 swine,
9 barnyard and 8 other poultry which provided 30 dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 50 bushels
of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**William W. Huie** owned 25 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 40 acres unimproved land worth $700. He had $10 worth of farm
tools and $40 worth of livestock. He had 1 horse and 6 swine. No farm crops were listed.
**Note: The next 10 entries are extremely faded.**
**Almarion Gaines** was sharecropping 12 acres improved land valued at $120. He
had $45 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $175. He had 2 milch cows
and 160 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 14 swine and 7 poultry which had
laid 12 dozen eggs. Some of his crop information is illegible. 5 acres produced 2
bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum provided 20 gallons of molasses. He cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**John Waggener** sharecropped 11 acres of improved land worth $110. He had $7
worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200.
He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had
sold 1 head of cattle. 60 pounds of butter was churned. 8 sheep had dropped 6 lambs.
1 sheep had been sold. 3 fleeces weighed 4 pounds. He had 13 swine, 12 barnyard and
8 other poultry which laid 25 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian
Corn and 3 acres produced 2? bales of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Leander Hickerson** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land
worth $350. He had $80 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 3 horses and 2 milch cows. Two calves
had been dropped and 100 pounds of butter was produced. He had 20 swine, 11 barnyard
and 15 other poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Christopher Richmond** owned 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land
valued at $400. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $360. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses and 2 milch cows which had
both dropped calves. Butter production was 100 pounds. He had 7 swine and 12 barnyard
poultry which had provided 80 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn,
5 acres produced 12 bushels of wheat and 3 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 25 apple trees produced 5 bushels of fruit and 1 acre with 54 peach trees produced
50 bushels of fruit, all worth $20. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Rice Hughes** owned 25 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 120 acres unimproved land worth $1000. He had $50 worth
of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $240. He
had 4 milch cows which had dropped 4 calves and produced 100 pounds of butter. He
had 20 swine, 20 barnyard and 13 other poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 7
acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and
¼ acre of sorghum provided 25 gallons of molasses. He had cut 30 cords of wood
valued at $15.
**John H. Hughes** owned 100 acres improved, 8 acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 100 acres unimproved land valued at $1500.
He had $150 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $1300. He had
paid $300 in wages for 80 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$1600. He had 4 horses, 3 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 28 other cattle.
Five calves had been dropped. He had purchased 41 head of cattle and sold 15,
slaughtered 3 and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 250
pounds of butter was churned. He had 80 swine, 3 barnyard and 24 other poultry
which laid 240 dozen eggs. 60 acres produced 1500 bushels of Indian Corn, 12
acres produced 150 bushels of oats, 15 acres produced 80 bushels of wheat, 6
acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 25 gallons of
molasses and ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. 1 acre with 12 trees
produced 12 bushels of apples worth $5. His bees produced 25 pounds of honey and
2 pounds of wax and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**William H. Gregory** owned land (acreage illegible) valued at $75. He had
$100 worth of farming tools and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $250. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows which had both calved.
He had purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 2 and slaughtered 1. 50 pounds of butter
was churned. He had 40 swine and no poultry. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn and 12 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $15.
**John Renfrow** was sharecropping 19 acres improved land valued at $190.
He had $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200? He had 3
milch cows which had all dropped calves. He had purchased 4 head of cattle and
100 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10 swine and 25 barnyard poultry
which had laid 40 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and
8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**John W. Taff** owned land (acreage illegible) valued at $1200. He had $100
worth of farm tools and $320 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $700.
He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle.
3 calves had been dropped. He had purchased 5 head of cattle and slaughtered 1.
Butter production was 100 pounds. 10 sheep had dropped 4 lambs. He had purchased
5 sheep and 1 had died of disease. 5 fleeces weighed 15 pounds. He had 20 swine,
18 barnyard and 20 other poultry that had laid 100 dozen eggs. 50 acres produced
1700 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 37 bushels of wheat, 8 acres produced
4 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses, ¼ acre produced
10 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1
acre with 60 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 3 acres with 200 trees produced
200 bushels of peaches, all valued at $45. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $20.
**David Stuart** owned 40 acres improved and 180 acres unimproved land valued at
$1900. He had $100 worth of farming implements and $300 worth of livestock. Farm
production for the previous year was $400. He had 3 mules or asses, 2 working oxen,
3 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head
of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 30 swine, 25 barnyard and 5 other poultry which provided 80
dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 9 acres produced 100 bushels
of oats, 6 acres produced 16? bushels of wheat and 10 acres produced 3 bales of cotton.
1 acre of sorghum provided 130 gallons of molasses. 100 apple trees produced no fruit
and 100 peach trees produced 100 bushels, worth $35. He had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $15.
**John Rawling** owned 10 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land valued at
$2500. He had $150 worth of farming tools and $500 worth of livestock. He had paid
$200 in wages for ?? weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $300.
He had 4 hoses, 1 mule or ass, 5 milch cows and 65 other cattle. Five calves had been
dropped and he had purchased 50? head of cattle. 175 pounds of butter had been churned
on his farm. He had 20 swine and 20 “other” poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 25
acres produced 700 bushels of Indian Corn, 25 acres produced 625 bushels of oats and
4 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. 1 acre with 50 trees produced 60 bushels of apples
and 6 acres with 125 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all valued at $32. He had
cut 60 cords of wood worth $60.
**Overton Crenshaw** owned 9 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land worth
$150. He had $12 worth of farm tools $125 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $250. He had 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been
dropped and he had purchased 6 head of cattle. 80 pounds of butter was produced. He
had 9 hogs and 30 barnyard poultry which had laid 150 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 80 bushels of oats and 4 acres produced 3 bales
of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**William H. Jones** was sharecropping, acreage or value of land was not listed.
He owned $10 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $75. Estimated farm production
was $25. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had purchased 2 head of
cattle. 40 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 12 swine and 10 barnyard poultry
which provided 50 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**Louis B. Williams** owned 40 acres improved and 38 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $60 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent $10
on his fences and paid $100 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $200. He owned 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 80 pounds of butter
was produced. He had 39 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which laid 25 dozen eggs.
19 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 9 acres produced 140 bushels of oats,
7 acres produced 13 bushels of wheat and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 2 acres
containing 40 trees produced 10 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 100 trees produced
12 bushels of peaches, all with a value of $8. He cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Francis A. Taff** owned 50 acres improved, 2 acres permanent pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 68 acres unimproved land valued at $1000. He had $100 worth of farming
tools and $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences and paid $20 in wages
for 6 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $500. 2 acres produced 2 tons
of hay. He had 5 horses, 6 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and
he had sold 10 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered.
800 pounds of butter had been churned. His 28 sheep had dropped 10 lambs. He had sold 8
sheep and slaughtered 1. 18 fleeces weighed 36 pounds. He had 25 swine and 30 barnyard
poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 11
acres produced 150 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced 25 bushels of wheat and 4 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton. 4 acres with 160 trees produced 40 bushels of apples and 2
acres with 200 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches, all worth $20. He had cut 30 cords
of wood valued at $15.
**William H. Self** owned 30 acres unimproved land worth $200. He had $16 worth of
farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. He owned 1
horse and 2 milch cows, both of which had calved. He had sold 2 head of cattle and
churned 60 pounds of butter. He had 16 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had laid 80
dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 2 bales of
cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Benjamin Yandel** owned 20 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land valued
at $350. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $60 worth of livestock. He had spent $5
on his fences and paid $10 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $300. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved.
He had purchased 1 head of cattle and butter production was 40 pounds. He had 14
hogs and 9 barnyard poultry which provided 10 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 125
bushels of Indian Corn and 12 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. ½ acre with 20
trees produced 20 bushels of peaches worth $6. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued
at $10.
**Thomas Frizzell** owned 7 acres improved and 22 acres unimproved land worth
$150. His farm tools were valued at $10 and his livestock at $75. Estimated farm
production was $200. He had 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow which had calved. He
had purchased 1 head of cattle and churned 40 pounds of butter. He had 4 hogs
and 10 barnyard poultry which laid 25 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 175 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 55
gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut
6 cords of wood worth $3.
**Hyrum Beam** owned 15 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land worth
$350. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $50 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $200. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow. He had sold 1 head of
livestock and slaughtered 1. 30 pounds of butter was produced. He had 6 swine
and 4 barnyard poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 75 bushels of
Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum produced
32 gallons of molasses. 4 acres with 24 trees produced no apples. He had cut
30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Thomas French** was sharecropping 28 acres of improved land valued at $420.
He owned $7 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $40. He had 2 mules or asses, 1 milch cow
and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and 40 pounds of butter was produced.
He had 3 hogs, 8 barnyard and 7 other poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 50 bushels of oats and 7 acres
produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**James Allen** sharecropped 7 acres improved land valued at $140. He owned
$5 worth of farming implements and $60 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $140. He had 2 horses and 1? milch cow. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold
2. 80 pounds of butter was churned. He had 1 hog and 16 barnyard poultry which laid 80
dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and he had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**David Castleberry** owned 16 acres improved and 144 acres unimproved land worth
$100. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $300. He had 1 horse and had purchased 1 head of cattle. He reported 40 pounds of
butter production and had 13 swine and 8 barnyard poultry that had laid 30 dozen eggs.
3 acres produced 90 bushels of Indian Corn and 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton.
He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Virgel Evatt** owned 22 acres improved and 58 acres unimproved land valued
at $400. He had $35 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent
$15 on his fences and paid $20? in wages for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $300. He had 2 mules or asses and 3 milch cows. One calf had been
dropped and he had purchased 4 head of cattle and sold 2. 60 pounds of butter had
been produced. 7 sheep dropped 3 lambs. 4 fleeces weighed 8 pounds. He had 7 swine
and 10 barnyard poultry that laid 20 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 140 bushels of
Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 40 bushels of oats and 4 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton. ½ acre with 20 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches worth $6. He had cut
20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**William Wheeler** was sharecropping 19 acres of improved land worth $380.
He had $5 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $30. Estimated farm
production was $350. He had 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. 1 calf had been
dropped. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 1. 2 of his cattle had died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 20 pounds of butter was churned. He had
3 hogs, 13 barnyard and 9 other poultry which laid 15 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced
145 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 20 bushels of oats and 9 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**George Hammons** owned 35 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land valued
at $400. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent
$10 on his fences and paid $100 in wages for 28 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $500. He had 1 horse and 3 milch cows. 1 calf had been dropped and he
had sold 1 head of cattle. 20 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 60 swine and
5 barnyard poultry which provided 10 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 10 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 7 bales of cotton,
¾ acre of sorghum provided 60 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 42 bushels of
sweet potatoes. His bees produced 30 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood
valued at $15.
**Francis Mead** owned 50 acres improved and 220 acres unimproved land worth $800.
He had $25 worth of farming implements $170 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on
his fences and estimated farm production at $250. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and
2 head of cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and churned 40 pounds of butter. He
had 25 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 22 acres produced 400
bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 3 acres produced 2 bales
of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 12 gallons of molasses and 1/3 acre produced
20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 20 trees produced 10 bushels of apples
worth $6 and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**John Mead** had no land listed but owned $100 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $125. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle.
One calf had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. He had 14 swine and no
farm crops were listed.
**Greenville Carpenter** owned 16 acres improved and 144 acres unimproved land
valued at $200. He had $8 worth of farm tools and $170 worth of livestock. Nothing
was listed for estimated farm production for the previous year. He had 1 horse and
had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. He had 50 swine and 15 barnyard poultry
that provided 50 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. His 100 apple trees produced
75 bushels of fruit worth $25. He cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Eugene Higgins** owned 20 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth
$800. He had $50 worth of farming implements and $125 worth of livestock. He had
spent $30 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $140. He had 2 horses, 2
milch cows and 2 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had purchased 2
head of cattle. 50 pounds of butter was churned. He had 8 hogs, 12 barnyard and 2
other poultry which provided 5 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100? bushels of
Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 10 bushels of oats and 9 acres produced 5 bales of
cotton (crop information is extremely faded.) He cut 50 cords of wood valued at $50.
**Elizabeth Harrison** owned 35 acres improved and 28 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. She had $80 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. She had paid $15
in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production at $276. She had 2
horses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and she had sold 1
head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of
butter had been produced. She had 17 swine, 22 barnyard and 22 other poultry which had
laid 80 dozen eggs. 34 acres produced 420 bushels of Indian Corn and 30 cords of wood
worth $15 had been cut.
**Henry T. Roland** owned 60 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land valued at
$300. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $340 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $400. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had
been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 130 pounds of butter was reported. He
had 50 swine, 30 barnyard and 22 other poultry that had provided 385 dozen eggs. 17
acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 6
acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 24 gallons of molasses
and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 peach trees produced
no fruit. He cut 100 cords of wood worth $100.
**John F. Bailey** was sharecropping 16 acres improved and 34 acres unimproved land
valued at $300. He owned $74 worth of farm implements and $100 worth of livestock. He
had paid $10 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production for 1879
at $225. He had 2 mules or asses and 2 milch cows. One calf had been dropped. He had
purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 2. 40 pounds of butter was churned. He had 10 swine
and 16 barnyard poultry that had laid 60 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ¾ acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons
of molasses. ½ acre with 50 peach trees produced no fruit. He had cut 50 cords of wood worth $50.
**Marion W. Johnson** owned 40 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land worth
$400. He had $44 worth of farm tools and $260 worth of livestock. He had spent $10
on his fences. Estimated farm production was $400. He had 3 horses, 3 milch cows and
2 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped. He purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 2 and
slaughtered 2. 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had 25 swine, 26 barnyard and 15
other poultry which provided 150 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian
Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 53 bushels of wheat, 4
acres produced 4 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 130 gallons of molasses
and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 50 cords of wood valued at $50.
**McDaniel Hinds** owned 10 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land valued at
$340. He had $90 worth of farming implements and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $200. He owned 2 horses and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had
sold 2 head of cattle and butter production was 50 pounds. He had 4 hogs, 4 barnyard
and 8 other poultry that had laid 30 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian
Corn, 2 acres produced 15 bushels of oats, 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ½
acre of sorghum produced 30 gallons of molasses. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Anderson Crosby** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land worth
$400. He had $5 worth of farming tools and $80 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $340. He had 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle and had sold 2 head of
cattle. 50 pounds of butter was churned. He had 16 swine and 20 barnyard poultry
which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 140 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 20 bushels of wheat, 4 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum
produced 155 gallons of molasses. He had 3 acres with 60 apple trees and 2 acres with
100 peach trees for which no fruit production was listed. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $20.
**Jacob P. Tate** owned 10 acres improved and 56 acres unimproved land valued at
$400. He had $125 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock. He had spent $10
on his fences and estimated farm production at $300. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of
cattle, sold 1 and slaughtered 1. 150 pounds of butter was churned. 10 sheep dropped
4 lambs. 7 of his sheep had been killed by dogs. 10 fleeces weighed 15 pounds. He had
6 swine and 40 barnyard poultry that had laid 150 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 150
bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 21 bushels of wheat, 7 acres produced 5 bales
of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 30
bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $30.
**Charles Hutcheson** owned 20 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land worth
$400. He had $20 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $160. He had spent
$6 on his fences. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $150. He owned
2 horses and 50 swine. 8 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 7 acres produced
6 bales of cotton.
**Jessie H. Payne** owned 100 acres improved and 300 acres unimproved land valued
at $2000. He had $200 worth of farm tools and $775 worth of livestock. He had spent
$20 on his fences and paid $85 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $1110. He had 3 horses, 4 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 8 other
cattle. 5 calves were dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 150 pounds of butter was produced. 36 sheep
dropped 10 lambs. 2 sheep were slaughtered and 3 died of disease. 26 fleeces weighed
50 pounds. He had 52 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 30 acres
produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 15 acres
produced 60 bushels of wheat and 17 acres produced 8 bales of cotton. 2 acres with
150 trees produced 30 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 125 peach trees produced no
fruit. Value of his apple crop was $15. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**James Swinney** reported no land but had $10 worth of farming tools and $100
worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $20. He had 2 horses and 1 milch
cow which had calved. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 25 pounds
of butter was churned. He had 9 swine. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Levinia L. Cline** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. She had $45 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $125. She owned 1 horse and 2 milch cows, both of which had calved.
She had sold 3 head of cattle and reported butter production of 30 pounds. 14 sheep
had dropped 6 lambs. She had purchased 1 sheep and sold 1. 8 fleeces weighed 12
pounds. She had 20 swine and 7 barnyard poultry that had laid 10 dozen eggs. 5
acres produced 35 bushels of Indian Corn. 2 acres with 25 peach trees produced no
fruit and 20 cords of wood worth $15 had been cut.
**Enoch Heath** owned 26 acres improved and 57 acres unimproved land valued
at $1300. He had $20 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $82. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $10. He had 2 horses and 1 milch cow that had calved.
He had sold 4 head of cattle. He had 8 swine and 7 barnyard poultry which had
laid 5 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 18 cords of wood worth $12.
**Roland Chiles** owned 25 acres improved and 225 acres unimproved land worth
$2000. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent
$25 on his fences and paid $20 in wages for 5 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $400. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses and 25 head of cattle. Four
calves had been dropped and 100 pounds of butter was produced. 29 sheep had dropped
8 lambs. 3 sheep were slaughtered and 2 died of disease. 19 fleeces weighed 40 pounds.
He had 22 swine, 25 barnyard and 6 other poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 14 acres
produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 9 acres produced 75 bushels of oats, 9 acres
produced 36 bushels of wheat, 9 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum
produced 62 gallons of molasses, ¼ acre produced 4 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼
acre produced 16 bushels of sweet potatoes. 3 acres with 75 trees produced 200 bushels
of apples and 3 acres with 75 trees produced 74 bushels of peaches, all worth $30.
He cut 30 cords of wood worth $22.
**David Robbins** was sharecropping 30 acres improved and 37 acres unimproved
land valued at $1500. He had $125 worth of farming implements and $165 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $55. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2
milch cows and 29 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 6
head of cattle. 70 pounds of butter was churned. He had 5 swine and 12 barnyard
poultry which laid 70 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he cut 24 cords
of wood worth $20.
**Enoch Cagle** was sharecropping (no information about acreage listed) and
listed $10 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for the previous year
was $9. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 1. He had 2 barnyard poultry
which laid 6 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 8 cords of wood
valued at $8.
**Nathan Stevens** was sharecropping (no information about acreage listed)
and reported $600 worth of livestock. He had 9? mules or asses. No further
information listed.
**James P. Jurney** was sharecropping and owned $66 worth of farming tools
and $120 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $11. He had 2 mules
or asses, 7 swine and 2 barnyard poultry which had laid 5 dozen eggs. He had
cut 10 cords of wood worth $11.
**George Craig** was sharecropping and owned $35 worth of farm tools and
$65 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $11. He had 2 horses or
mules and 10 barnyard poultry which had laid 6 dozen eggs. He cut 10 cords of
wood worth $10.
**Samuel** Fry was sharecropping and had $10 worth of farming implements
and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $31. He had 1 horse,
20 barnyard and 22 other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. He had cut 10 cords
of wood worth $10.
**George D. May** owned 74 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 67 acres unimproved land valued at $2000.
He had $200 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had paid $70
in wages for 29 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production was $650. 2
acres produced 4 tons of hay. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 5 milch cows and
5 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle,
slaughtered 1 and 1 had died strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds
of butter was produced. 30 sheep had dropped 17 lambs. He had sold 19 sheep. 14
fleeces weighed 19 pounds. He had 35 swine, 35 barnyard and 16 other poultry which
laid 150 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian corn, 15 acres
produced 100 bushels of oats and 12 acres produced 8 bales of hay. 5 bushels
of cow peas had been produced and ½ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes.
2 acres with 100 trees produced 70 bushels of apples worth $35. He cut 40 cords
of wood worth $40.
**Richard Dickens** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land
worth $800. He had $70 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $200.
He had spent $75 on his fences and estimated farm production was $31. He had
4 mules or asses, 1 working oxen, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. One calf
had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 3. 50 pounds
of butter was churned. He had 12 swine, 15 barnyard and 5 other poultry which
provided 60 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $15.
**Note: Information for the next 10 entries is extremely faded.**
**William Black** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 40 acres
unimproved land valued at $250. He had $10 worth of farming tools and
$65 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $240. He had 1
horse, 1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow and 5 other cattle. He had slaughtered
1 head of cattle and butter production was 40 pounds. He had 24 swine and
5 barnyard poultry for which no egg production was listed. 8 acres produced
150 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 60 apple trees and 1 acre with 80 peach trees produced no fruit. He
had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Harvy C. Black** owned 12 acres improved and 28 acres unimproved
land worth $250. He had $15 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $125.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 2 other
cattle. One calf was dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 50
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 14 swine and 25 barnyard and 20
other poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 175 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 3
bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre
produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Brazzell Rose** owned 7? acres improved and 72 acres unimproved land
valued at $250. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $125? worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $325. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 8 head of cattle.
30 pounds of butter was produced. He had 10 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which
provided 80 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres
produced 75 bushels of oats and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He cut 30
cords of wood valued at $15.
**William J. Rose** was sharecropping 11 acres improved and ?? acres
unimproved land. (Information extremely faded) He had paid $10 in wages
for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $175. He had 2
horses and 1 milch cow that had calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle
and sold 1. 40? pounds of butter had been churned. 5 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ½ acre of
sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Lemuel Scruggs** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land
worth $500. He had $40 worth of farm implements and $200? worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $315. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow
and 3 other cattle. 50 pounds of butter was churned. He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard
and 25 other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton and ½ acre of sorghum provided 45 gallons of molasses. ½ acre with 25
trees produced 10 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 60 trees produced 100 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $35. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Augustus Williams** owned 35 acres improved and 25 acres unimproved land
valued at $500. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $500. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 8 other cattle. Butter production was 100 pounds. He had 26 swine, 25
barnyard and 30 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 25 bushels of oats, 10 acres
produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and
½ acre produced 100 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 20 trees produced
10 bushels of apples and 4 acres with 100 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches,
all worth $60. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Thomas J. Rogers** was sharecropping land (acreage illegible) valued at
$360. Estimated farm production was $300. He had 1 milch cow which had dropped
a calf. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 40 pounds of butter was reported. He
had no swine or poultry. 12 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn. He had
cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Wiley Young** owned 50 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $100 worth of farming tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had
paid $200 in wages for 48 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$300. He had 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 3 calves were
dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 120 pounds of butter was produced.
He had 20 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 35 acres
produced 700 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 150 bushels of oats.
¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 12 trees produced
10 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 50 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches,
all worth $30. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**James A. McCord** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land
worth $400. He had $25 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $125?
He had spent $20 on his fences. Estimated farm production is faded and
illegible. He had 2 working oxen, 2 milch cows and 5 other cattle. One
calf had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2.
120 pounds of butter was churned. 10 sheep dropped 5 lambs. 3 sheep were
killed by dogs. 5 fleeces weighed 8 pounds. He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard
and 8 other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 135 bushels
of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 24 bushels of oats, 2 acres produced 1
bale of cotton, ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre
produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 15 trees produced 20
bushels of apples and 1 acre with 50 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches,
all worth $35. He cut 25 cords of wood worth $15.
**Ruban Smith** was sharecropping (land information illegible) and had
$15 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $17. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. He
had sold 1 head of livestock and 15 pounds of butter was produced. He had
4? swine and 10 barnyard poultry that laid 10 dozen eggs. No farm crops
were listed and he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $10.
**John Shepherd** was sharecropping (no information about acreage or value.)
He had $175 worth of livestock. No estimate of farm production was given. He
had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf, 4 swine and 8 barnyard
poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. The only farm crop listed for him was
¼ acre which produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 12 cords of wood
worth $10.
**Frank M. Lynch** owned 45 acres improved and 144 acres improved land
valued at $1200. He had $130 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $250.
He had spent $15 on his fences and paid $65 for 16 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $600. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 5
milch cows and 3 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had
sold 18 head of cattle. Butter production was 200 pounds. He had 50 swine
and 35 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced
430 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 45 bushels of oats, 1 acre
produced 35 bushels of wheat, 9 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, 1 acre
of sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 24 bushels
of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 34 trees produced 30 bushels of apples and
1 acre with 40 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches, all worth $80. He
had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Henry Thompson** was sharecropping and owned $85 worth of farm
implements and $195 worth of livestock. No estimate of farm production
was given. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. 1 head of
cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 25 pounds of
butter was reported. 10 barnyard poultry laid 20 dozen eggs. No farm
crops were listed and he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Sarah C. Evatt** owned 18 acres improved and 142 acres unimproved
land valued at $600. She had $8 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of
livestock. She had spent $20 on her fences and estimated farm production
at $175. She had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 2 other cattle. 100? pounds of
butter was churned. She had 9 hogs and 5 barnyard poultry which laid 10
dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton. ½ acre with 25 trees produced no peaches.
10 cords of wood had been cut, valued at $10.
**John A. Ross** owned 20 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved
land worth $500. He had $80 worth of farming tools and $160 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $240. He had 1 horse, 3 milch
cows and 5 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had sold
2 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen
and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter was produced. He had 19 swine
and 12 barnyard poultry that provided 100 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 4
acres produced 25 bushels of wheat, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton,
¼ acre produced 32 gallons of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre produced 25
bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 150 trees produced 80 bushels
of peaches worth $25. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Gaden Holland** owned 9 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved
land valued at $200. He had $6 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of
livestock. He had paid $40 in wages for 10 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 2 milch cows which had
both calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. 50 pounds
of butter was churned. He had 13 swine and 16 barnyard poultry which
laid 80 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 110 bushels of Indian Corn, 4
acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton,
½ acre of sorghum provided 56 gallons of molasses and ½ acre produced
12 bushels of Irish potatoes. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Westley Cox** owned 13 acres improved and 147 acres unimproved land
worth $300. He had $10 worth of farming implements and livestock valued
at $100. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 1 horse and 1 milch
cow which had calved. No butter was reported. He had 7 hogs and 8 barnyard
poultry which laid 30 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian
Corn and 10 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William E. Cox** owned 43 acres improved and 117 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $800. He had $40 worth of farming tools and $210 worth
of livestock. He had paid $200 in wages for 52 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $725. He had 3 horses, 2 mules or asses,
5 milch cows and 7 other cattle. Five calves were dropped and he had
purchased 2 head of cattle. 300 pounds of butter was produced. He had
18 barnyard poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 26 acres produced 600
bushels of Indian Corn and 19 acres produced 9 bales of cotton. 1 acre
with 60 trees produced 40 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 40 trees
produced 100 bushels of peaches, all worth $45. He had cut 30 cords
of wood worth $15.
**Laurena Brown** sharecropped land valued at $80. Information is faded
and illegible. The only crop seems to be 2 acres which produced 1 bale of
cotton. 12 cords of wood worth $6 was cut.
**Albert G. Taff** was sharecropping. Information is faded and illegible.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 1 horse, 8 swine and 9 barnyard
poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian
Corn, 4 acres produced 74? bushels of oats and ½ acre produced 50 bushels
of sweet potatoes. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $18.
**Bluford McCord** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $35 worth of farm tools and livestock valued
at $75. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $125. He
had 3 head of cattle. He had purchased 2 and sold 5 head of cattle.
Butter production was 50 pounds. He had 10 swine, 20 barnyard and 7
other poultry which laid 40 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 130 bushels
of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 15 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced
2 bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum produced 42 gallons of molasses.
2 acres with 30 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 4 acres with 100
trees produced 250 bushels of peaches, all valued at $65. He had cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**John H. Johnson** owned 27 acres improved and 93 acres unimproved
land valued at $700. He had $125 worth of farm implements and $260 worth
of livestock. He had paid $50 in wages for 16 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $400. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass,
3 milch cows and 7 other cattle. Six calves had been dropped and he
had slaughtered 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen
and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 30 swine
and 20 barnyard poultry which had provided 200 dozen eggs. 12 acres
produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 10 bushels of
wheat, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 10 bushels
of sweet potatoes and ¼ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes.
4 acres with 150 trees produced 100 bushels of apples and 2 acres with
40 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches, all worth $30. He cut 20 cords
of wood worth $15.
**James E. Johnson** owned 18 acres improved and 62 acres unimproved
land worth $600. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of
livestock. He had paid $15 for 4 weeks of farm labor and estimated
farm production at $160. He had 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow which
had calved. 30 pounds of butter was churned. He had 9 swine, 12
barnyard and 3 other poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs. 16 acres
produced 280? bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 45 gallons of molasses and ¼
acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. 1 acre with 60 trees
produced 60 bushels of peaches worth $20 and he cut 20 cords of
wood valued at $10.
**John W. Parker** owned 20 acres improved and 40 acres
unimproved land worth $500. He had $60 worth of farm tools and
$100 worth of livestock. He had paid $30 in wages for 8 weeks of
farm labor and estimated farm production was $400. He had 1 mule
or ass and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had purchased 1 head
of cattle, sold 1 and slaughtered 1. 40 pounds of butter had been
churned. He had 19 swine, 15 barnyard and 2 other poultry which
provided 80 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian
Corn, 8 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 30
bushels of Irish potatoes. 3 acres with 70 trees produced 30 bushels
of apples and 1 acre with 30 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $15. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Nathan VanCleave** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres
unimproved land valued at $1000. He had $80 worth of farm implements
and livestock worth $120. He had spent $35 on his fences and paid
$60 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
for the previous year was $600. He had 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows
and 3 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 4 head
of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. 100 pounds of butter was produced. He owned 11 swine
and 24 barnyard poultry which laid 140 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
400 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 9
acres produced 23 bushels of wheat, 12 acres produced 6 bales of
cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 80 gallons of molasses and ¼
acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 40 trees
produced 60 bushels of apples and 6 acres with 120 trees produced
250 bushels of peaches, all valued at $100. He cut 40 cords of
wood worth $20.
**Moses Killian** owned 65 acres improved and 165 acres
unimproved woodland worth $1000. He had $25 worth of farming
tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had paid $20 in wages
for 10 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $400.
He had 2 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Five
calves were dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle, slaughtered
1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 150
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 100 swine and 30
barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 40 bushels of oats,
20 acres produced 60 bushels of wheat, 7 acres produced 5 bales
of cotton and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2
acres with 100 trees produced 50 bushels of apples and 4 acres
with 200 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches, all worth $30.
He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**John S. Johnston** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres
unimproved land worth $200. He had $5 worth of farm tools and
$125 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $240.
He owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Two calves
were dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 80 pounds of
butter was churned and he had 15 swine and 12 barnyard poultry
that laid 40 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian
Corn, 2 acres produced 15 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 10
bushels of wheat, 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton, ½ acre of
sorghum provided 33 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 50
bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 100 trees produced 80
bushels of peaches worth $20 and he had cut 20 cords of wood
valued at $10.
**Green Osheals** owned 14 acres improved and 146 acres unimproved
land valued at $200. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $100. He had 1 horse and 1
milch cow that had calved. He had purchased 2 head of cattle. 20
pounds of butter was churned. He had 6 hogs and 5 barnyard poultry
which laid 20 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn
and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Mira M. Shaw** owned 12 acres improved and 48 acres unimproved
woodland worth $150. She had $4 worth of farming tools and $125 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $75. She had 2 horses,
2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and she
had sold 2 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter was produced. She had
9 swine and 9 barnyard poultry which provided 30 dozen eggs. 9 acres
produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn and ¼ acre produced 12 bushels of
sweet potatoes. 12 cords of wood worth $8 had been cut.
**James E. Cox** owned 7 acres improved and 73 acres unimproved
land worth $200. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of
livestock. He had spent $40 on his fences and estimated farm production
was $200. He owned 2 mules or asses and 2 milch cows. One calf was
dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 65 pounds of butter had been
churned. He had 10 swine and 5 barnyard poultry which had laid 55 dozen
eggs. 11 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres produced
1 bale of cotton. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**William Bottoms** owned 14 acres improved and 46 acres unimproved
land valued at $400. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock valued
at $110. Estimated farm production was $250. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows
and 1 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1
head of cattle and sold 2. 120 pounds of butter was produced. He owned 14
swine and 9 barnyard poultry which had laid 40 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced
100 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of
sorghum produced 36 gallons of molasses. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Alvin Patterson** owned 30 acres improved and 170 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $10 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $275. He owned 1 horse,
1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he
had sold 2 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was reported. He had 25 swine
and 18 barnyard poultry which had laid 150 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 350
bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 30 bushels of wheat, 3 acres produced
1 bale of cotton and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with
35 trees produced 35 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 120 trees produced 100
bushels of peaches, all valued at $40. His bees provided 40 pounds of honey and
6 pounds of wax and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Thomas Peal** owned 25 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land valued
at $350. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $140 worth of livestock. He had
spent $10 on his fences and estimated farm production was $260. He had 1 horse,
2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and
he had sold 2 head of cattle. Butter production was 150 pounds. He owned 16
swine and 10 barnyard poultry which laid 120 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 250
bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 35 bushels of wheat and 10 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 25 trees produced no apples and 1
acre with 30 trees produced 35 bushels of peaches worth $8. He cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**Rosberry Ferguson** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved
woodland worth $400. He had $35 worth of farm tools and livestock valued
at $120. He had spent $3 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $500.
He had 1 horse and 1 mule or ass, no livestock. He owned 13 swine and 10
barnyard poultry which produced no eggs. No farm crops were listed and he
had cut 16 cords of wood worth $8.
**Mary C. Jones** owned 25 acres improved and 15 acres unimproved
land valued at $300. She had $5 worth of farming tools and $50 worth
of livestock. She had spent $10 on her fences. Estimated farm production
was $400. She had 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped
and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
80 pounds of butter was churned. She had 17 swine, 8 barnyard and 7 other
poultry which laid 40 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian
Corn and 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 16 cords of wood worth $11
had been cut.
**Robbert Bottoms** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $40 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 2 horses, 2 mules
or asses, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and
he had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. Butter production was 160
pounds. He had 16 swine, 20 barnyard and 14 other poultry which provided
100 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres
produced 50 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 18 bushels of wheat and 15
acres produced 10 bales of cotton. 2 acres with 100 trees produced 125
bushels of peaches worth $85. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Fletcher Bottoms** owned 12 acres improved and 148 acres unimproved
land worth $200. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $200. He had 2 milch cows which had dropped
1 calf. 75 pounds of butter was produced. He had 6 swine and 5 barnyard
poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 65 bushels of Indian
Corn and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood
worth $10.
**George M. Maner** owned 18 acres improved and 142 acres unimproved
land valued at $350. He had $10 worth of farming implements and livestock
worth $120. Estimated farm production was $300. He owned 2 horses and 2
milch cows which had both calved. He had purchased 4 head of cattle and
butter production was 100 pounds. He had 5 swine, 30 barnyard and 5 other
poultry which laid 120 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian
Corn, 2 acres produced 24 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 48 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre
produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 20 cords of wood
valued at $10.
**James Brothers** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved
woodland worth $1000. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $275 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $690. He had 1 horse, 2 mules
or asses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and
he had sold 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. 50 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 30 swine,
35 barnyard and 18 other poultry which had laid 175 dozen eggs. 25 acres
produced 450 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 25 bushels of oats
and 10 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Judge Ashmore** owned 65 acres improved and 115 unimproved land
valued at $1800. He had $400 worth of farm implements and $250 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $1320. He had 3 mules or
asses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped
and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 30 swine and 50 barnyard poultry
that laid 250 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn,
2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 50 bushels of wheat
and 13 acres produced 8 bales of cotton. 2 acres with 80 trees produced 40
bushels of apples worth $20. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Robbert Neal** owned 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land
worth $500. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $300. He owned 3 horses, 2 milch cows and
4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of
cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 60 pounds of butter was churned. He had 5 swine and 8 barnyard
poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn and 9 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. He cut 20 cords of
wood worth $15.
**James McCord** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved
land valued at $500. He had $8 worth of farming tools and $100 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $250. He had 2 horses and
1 milch cow which had calved. He had sold 4 head of cattle. 50 pounds
of butter was produced. He had 4 hogs and 17 barnyard poultry which
provided 80 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn,
2 acres produced 15 bushels of oats, 6 bales of cotton with no acreage
listed, 1 acre of sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre
produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 80 trees produced
100 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 60 trees produced 100 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $50. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Edwin F. Fair** owned 25 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved
land worth $500. He had $35 worth of farm tools and livestock valued
at $125. Estimated farm production was $325. He had 2 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped.
He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 1. Butter production was 120
pounds. He had 16 swine, 14 barnyard and 20 other poultry which laid 70
dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced
50 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 12 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced
3 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum provided 50 gallons of molasses,
¼ acre produced 8 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 10 bushels
of sweet poatoes. 1 acre with 30 apple trees and 1 acre with 40 peach trees
produced no fruit. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Lewis C. Black** owned 18 acres improved and 22 acres unimproved
land worth $250. He reported $10 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $250. He had 2 horses
and 1 milch cow. He had sold 3 head of cattle. He had 4 swine and 16
barnyard poultry which had laid 80 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 150
bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ½ acre
of sorghum provided 30 gallons of molasses. He cut 20 cords of wood
worth $10.
**James E. Maner** owned 6 acres improved and 34 acres unimproved
land valued at $200. He had $40 worth of farm implements and livestock
worth $150. Estimated farm production was listed as zero. He had 2 horses,
1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf was dropped and he had sold 1
head of cattle. Butter production was 40 pounds. He had 2 hogs and 14
barnyard poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs. His only farm crop was ¼ acre
which produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 20 cords of wood
valued at $10.
**Alfred I. Bone** owned 40 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $400. He had 1 horse, 2
milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had
sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 60 pounds of butter had been
churned. He had 20 swine, 25 barnyard and 22 other poultry which
provided 50 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn,
7 acres produced 50 bushels of wheat, 8 acres produced 6 bales of cotton
and ½ acre of sorghum produced 52 gallons of molasses. ½ acre with 40 trees
produced 100 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 50 trees produced 100
bushels of peaches, all worth $25. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William Rinkles** was renting 72 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved
land valued at $800. He had $150 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was zero. He had 3 horses, 4 milch
cows and 6 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and butter production
was 125 pounds. He had 6 swine and 35 barnyard poultry which had laid 100
dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 2 acres with 30 apple trees produced
no fruit. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**John W. Brasher** owned 45 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $450. He had 5 horses, 5 milch cows and 4
other cattle. Five calves were dropped and he had slaughtered 3 head of
cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 140 pounds
of butter was churned. He had 25 swine, 20 barnyard and 9 other poultry
which laid 100 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian corn,
7 acres produced 8 bushels of wheat, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton
and ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 20 trees
produced 40 bushels of apples worth $20. His bees produced 100 pounds of
honey and 5 pounds of wax. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**John B. Hiler** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $400. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $100 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $175. He had 2 horses and
2 milch cows which had both calved. He had purchased 2 head of cattle
and butter production was 60 pounds. He had 15 swine, 15 barnyard and
8 other poultry which laid 75 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 100 bushels
of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats and 6 acres produced
2 bales of cotton. ½ acre with 150 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches
worth $10 and his bees produced 100 pounds of honey and 4 pounds of wax.
He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Fenttess Gibson** owned 55 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved
land worth $800. He had $100 worth of farming implements and livestock
worth $600. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $900.
He had 4 horses, 7 mules or asses and 7 milch cows. 8 calves had been
dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 2, slaughtered 2 and
1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter
had been churned. 34 sheep dropped 14 lambs. Four of his sheep were killed
by dogs. 20 fleeces weighed 40 pounds. He owned 40 swine, 30 barnyard and
38 other poultry which laid 150 dozen eggs. 22 acres produced 400 bushels
of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced 48
bushels of wheat, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, ½ acre produced 20
bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes.
1 acre with 100 trees produced 80 bushels of peaches worth $12. His bees
produced 60 pounds of honey and 2 pounds of wax and he cut 30 cords
of wood worth $20.
**Samuel Brasher** owned 50 acres improved and 115 acres unimproved
land worth $1000. He had $6 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $200.
Estimated farm production was $150? (extremely faded) He had 2 horses and
5 milch cows which had all dropped calves. He had sold 8 head of cattle
and 160 pounds of butter had been churned. 14 sheep dropped 6 lambs. Six
of his sheep had been killed by dogs and 2 died of disease. 19 fleeces
weighed 40 pounds. He had 30 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which provided
60 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton. He had raised 2 bushels of cow peas. He cut
20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**John Pearson** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $500. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $175 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $300. He had 2 horses, 3 milch cows and 2 other
cattle. 3 calves were dropped. 100 pounds of butter was reported. He had 5
hogs and 12 barnyard poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn and he had raised 7 bushels of cow peas. He cut 20
cords of wood worth $15.
**Read Vice** owned 17 acres improved and 20 acres unimproved land worth
$200. (Information extremely faded.) He had $25 worth of farm tools and $50
worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $125. He had 2 horses, 20
swine and 4 barnyard poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 65
bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton, 1 acre of
sorghum provided 62 gallons of molasses and he had raised 4 bushels of
cow peas. He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $10.
**Rubon Meekes** owned 18 acres improved and 142 acres unimproved land
worth $250. He had $6 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $125. Estimated
farm production was $250. He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both dropped
calves. He had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. No butter was produced.
He had 16 swine and 5 barnyard poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. 16 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 5 bales of cotton.
He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Allen Brasher** owned 80 acres improved and 119 acres unimproved land
worth $2000. He had $100 worth of farming tools and $300 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $574. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 6 milch
cows and 7 other cattle. Four calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head
of cattle and slaughtered 2. 100 pounds of butter was churned. 33 sheep dropped
9 lambs. He slaughtered 2 sheep, 8 were killed by dogs and 3 died of disease.
23 fleeces weighed 36 pounds. He had 40 swine, 15 barnyard and 16 other poultry
which laid 100 dozen eggs. 35 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn and he
had raised 4 bushels of cow peas. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**McCage Wagoner** owned 60 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land
worth $1000. He had $60 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $200.
Estimated farm production was $650. He had 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and
2 other cattle. Three calves were dropped. He had purchased 2 head of cattle
and sold 4. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard and
50 other poultry that had provided 100 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 500 bushels
of Indian Corn, 18 acres produced 9 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced
20 gallons of molasses and he had raised 4 bushels of cow peas. 3 acres with 200
trees produced no peaches. His bees provided 130 pounds of honey and he had cut
30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Alfred Brasher** owned 45 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $100 worth of farming implements and $300 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $800. He had 3 horses and 3 milch cows. Three calves
had been dropped. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. 100 pounds
of butter had been churned. He had 30 swine, 34 barnyard and 11 other poultry which
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 28 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 28 bushels of wheat, 14 acres produced
8 bales of cotton, he had raised 3 bushels of cow peas and ¼ acre produced 42 bushels
of sweet potatoes. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**John Huffman** rented 70 acres improved and 10 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $350 worth of livestock. He had paid
$350 in wages for 55 weeks of white farm labor and 42 weeks of colored farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $1000. He had 3 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 6
other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 120 pounds
of butter was produced. 9 sheep dropped 4 lambs. 4 sheep were slaughtered and 2
were killed by dogs. 6 fleeces weighed 12 pounds. He had 15 swine and 20 barnyard
poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 24 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn
and 50 acres produced 16 bales of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $20.
**Henry Brasher** owned 40 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. (Information extremely faded.) He had 80? worth of farm tools and $425
worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $765. He had 3 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 2? milch cows and 2? other cattle. ? calves had been dropped and he had
purchased ? head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter was churned. 20 sheep dropped 12
lambs. He sold 5 sheep, slaughtered 6 and 15 were killed by dogs. 15 fleeces
weighed 30 pounds. He had 50 swine, 25 barnyard and 14 other poultry which laid
125 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced
50 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 40 bushels of wheat, 14 acres produced 6
bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons of molasses. 2 acres
with 60 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches worth $25 and he cut 30 cords of
wood valued at $15.
**John Cranford** was sharecropping 75 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved
land valued at $800. He had $20 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $1000. He owned 2 horses, 2 milch cows and
2 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle.
200 pounds of butter was churned. He had 6 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which laid
100 dozen eggs. 40 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn and 35 acres produced
15 bales of cotton. 3 acres with 25 trees produced 150 bushels of apples and 1
acre with 40 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all valued at $60. He cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**Elisha Payne** owned 50 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved woodland worth
$1000. He had $75 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had
paid $25 in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production is faded and
illegible. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Three
calves were dropped. He had purchased 6 head of cattle, sold 4 and slaughtered 2.
120 pounds of butter was churned. 6 sheep dropped 3 lambs. He sold 12 sheep. 9
fleeces weighed 18 pounds. He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard and 25 other poultry which
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres
produced 100 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 25 bushels of wheat, 7 acres
produced 6 bales of cotton and 1/12 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes.
10 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 100 trees produced 20 bushels
of peaches, all worth $10. His bees produced 30 pounds of honey and 3 pounds of wax.
He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**William DeOrman** owned 35 acres improved and 25 acres unimproved land
valued at $600. He had $40 worth of farming tools and $350 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $700? He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows
and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 120 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 50 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which laid 125 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced
500 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced
25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 trees produced no apples and 2 acres
with 75 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches worth $25. He had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**Isaac Britts** owned 12 acres improved and 108 acres unimproved land worth $400.
He had $10 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $225. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow that had dropped a calf. He
had purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 3 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 40 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 25 swine and 20 barnyard poultry
which laid 80 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced
2 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**James Stanford** owned 75 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 94 acres unimproved woodland valued at $1000. He had $125
worth of farming implements and livestock worth $325. He had paid $250 in wages for
80 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $1180. He had 1 hose, 2 mules
or asses, 3 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped. He had purchased
4 head of cattle, sold 15, slaughtered 3 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. 300 pounds of butter was produced. He had 20 swine, 70 barnyard and
10 other poultry which provided 200 dozen eggs. 45 acres produced 900 bushels of
Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 25 bushels of oats, 14 acres produced 8 bales of
cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses. 1 acre with 80 trees
produced no apples and 1 acre with 12 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches worth $20.
He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**William Shaw** owned 35 acres improved and 25 acres unimproved land worth $500.
He had $40 worth of farm tools and $725 worth of livestock. He had paid $100 in wages
for 50 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $365. He had 2 mules or asses,
2 milch cows and 6 other cattle. 2 calves were dropped and he had purchased 1 head of
cattle, sold 2, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
80 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10 swine, 12 barnyard and 18 other
poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. His farm crops, if any, are faded and illegible.
2 acres with 50 trees produced 16 bushels of peaches worth $4. He cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**William Yandell** owned 15 acres improved and 45 acres unimproved land worth
$400. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $55 worth of livestock and estimated farm
production was $280. He had 2 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Two calves were dropped
and he had purchased 4 head of cattle and sold 3. 40 pounds of butter was produced.
He had 6 swine and 6 barnyard poultry which produced 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
140 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced 4
bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 65 gallons of molasses. He cut 20
cords of wood worth $10.
**Andrew Yandell** owned 22 acres improved and 38 acres unimproved land valued at
$500. He had $12 worth of farm tools and no listing for livestock. Estimated farm
production was $295. He had 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. 60 pounds of butter
was reported. He had 19 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 7
acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 10 bushels of oats, 6
acres produced 21 bushels of wheat, 9 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and ¼ acre
produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 200 trees produced 100 bushels
of peaches worth $25. His bees produced 30 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**William Stares** owned 42 acres improved and 178 acres unimproved land worth
$600. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $12
on his fences and paid $15 in wages for 7 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $450. He had 3 horses, 2 mules or asses, 1 milch cow and 4 other cattle. One calf
was dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 50? pounds of butter was churned. He had
20 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 300 bushels
of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and he had cut 20 cords of wood valued
at $10.
**James Singleterry** owned 25 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land valued
at $1000. He had $50 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $225. He had paid $10
in wages for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production is faded and illegible.
He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses and 3 milch cows. Two calves had been dropped and he
had sold 3 head of cattle. 120 pounds of butter was churned. He had 15 swine, 30
barnyard and 8 other poultry which provided 120 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 250
bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 40
bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 30 trees produced no apples and 40 trees
produced 40 bushels of peaches worth $10. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Edmond Yandell** owned 25 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land
valued at $500. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock.
He had spent $4 on his fences and paid $10 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $375. He had 1 milch cow. Two calves had been dropped and he
had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. 70 pounds of butter was churned. He
had 22 swine, 15 barnyard and 12 other poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 8 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1
acre with 15 trees produced no apples and 1 acre with 60 trees produced 80 bushels
of peaches worth $25. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Obediah Neal** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land worth
$800. He had $90 worth of farming tools and $240 worth of livestock. He had spent
$10 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $805. He had 2 mules or asses, 2
milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped. He had sold 2 head of
cattle and slaughtered 2. 100 pounds of butter was reported. He had 20 swine, 20
barnyard and 10 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 26 acres produced 500
bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 35 bushels of wheat, 20 acres produced 10
bales of cotton and he had raised 4 bushels of cow peas. He cut 20 cords of wood
worth $10.
**John S. Vice** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved land
worth $500. He had $100 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $100.
Estimated farm production was $336. He had 2 horses and 2 milch cows. Two calves
had been dropped and 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 60 swine, 10 barnyard
and 21 other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 250 bushels of
Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 35 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced 21 bushels of
wheat, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 30 gallons
of molasses, he had harvested 3 bushels of cow peas and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels
of sweet potatoes. He had 15 apple trees and 40 peach trees which produced no fruit.
He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James Smith** owned 23 acres improved and 57 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $45 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent
$5 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 2 mules or asses
and 1 milch cow that had calved. 60 pounds of butter was produced. He had 10
swine and 25 barnyard poultry that had laid 75 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
130 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 16? bushels of oats, 6 acres
produced ?? bushels of wheat and 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. (Crop
information is extremely faded.) He had harvested 2 bushels of cow peas. 2
acres with 25 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 20 trees
produced 20 bushels of peaches, all valued at $10. He had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $15.
**Andrew Hunsucker** owned 50 acres improved and 190 acres unimproved
land valued at $700.He had $50 worth of farming tools and livestock worth
$200. He had spent $6 on his fences and paid $10 in wages for 3 weeks of
farm labor. Estimated crop production was $600. He had 2 mules or asses,
3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and 120 pounds of
butter had been churned. 6 sheep dropped 4 lambs. He had purchased 4 sheep
and 2 had died of stress of weather. 7 fleeces weighed 15 pounds. He had
25 barnyard and 7 other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
300 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 3 acres
produced 15 bushels of wheat and 11 acres produced 7 bales of cotton. 1
acre of sorghum produced 125 gallons of molasses and he had harvested 7
bushels of cow peas. ½ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre
with 20 trees produced no apples and 2 acres with 150 trees produced no
peaches. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Louis C. Cagle** owned 60 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 138 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $600. He had $60 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He
had spent $25 on his fences and paid $30 in wages for 6 weeks of farm
labor. Estimated farm production was $725. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or
ass, 5 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 4 calves were dropped and he had
sold 4 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter had been churned. 16 sheep
dropped 10 lambs. He sold 1 sheep and 3 had been killed by dogs. 9 fleeces
weighed 15 pounds. He had 40 swine, 22 barnyard and 14 other poultry which
laid 120 dozen eggs. 26 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 50 bushels of oats, 17 acres produced 8 bales of cotton, 1 acre
of sorghum produced 62 gallons of molasses and he harvested 4 bushels of
cow peas. 20 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 25 trees
produced 30 bushels of peaches, all valued at $12. He cut 30 cords of
wood worth $15.
**Benjamin Gullett** owned 60 acres improved and 210 acres unimproved
land valued at $800. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of
livestock. He spent $10 on his fences. Estimated farm production for 1879
was zero. He had 3 horses and 1 milch cow. One calf had been dropped. He
had purchased 3 head of cattle and sold 2. Butter production was 25 pounds.
He had 25 barnyard and 4 other poultry which laid 120 dozen eggs. No farm
crops were listed. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 60 bushels of apples worth
$20. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Joseph Russell** owned 9 acres improved and 31 acres unimproved
woodland worth $250. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $40 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was zero. He had 20 barnyard
poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he
had cut 16 cords of wood worth $8.
**William T. Reding** owned 75 acres improved and 85 acres unimproved
land worth $600. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $300 worth of
livestock. He had spent $125 on his fences and paid $70 in wages for
20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $850. He had 2
horses, 5 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Four calves were dropped. He
had purchased 5 head of cattle and sold 6. Butter production was 200
pounds. He had 35 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which laid 90 dozen
eggs. 25 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced
75 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 10 bushels of wheat and 24 acres
produced 10 bales of cotton. ½ acre produced 25 bushels of Irish potatoes
and 1 acre produced 150 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 60 trees
produced 100 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 200 trees produced no
peaches. His apples were valued at $35. His bees produced 100 pounds of
honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**George Smith** owned 60 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved
land worth $900. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $505 worth of
livestock. He had spent $30 on his fences and paid $60 in wages for
20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $1000. He had
3 horses, 4 mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 7 other cattle. Four
calves were dropped and he had slaughtered 2 head of cattle. 150 pounds
of butter was churned. He had 25 swine, 30 barnyard and 12 other poultry
which laid 140 dozen eggs. 32 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn,
4 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced 8 bales of cotton,
1 acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 24
bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 20 bushels of
apples and 1 acre with 20 trees produced 55 bushels of peaches, all
worth $30. His bees produced 400 pounds of honey and he had cut 20
cords of wood worth $10.
**John H. Stuart** owned 50 acres improved and 70? acres unimproved
land valued at $800. He had $5 worth of farm tools and livestock worth
$50. Estimated farm production was $250. He had 1 horse, 12 swine and
5 barnyard poultry which laid 10 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 400
bushels of Indian Corn and 20 acres produced 150 bushels of oats. He
cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Malinda Roach** owned 30 acres improved land 50 acres unimproved
land worth $600. She had $8 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $240. She had 1 mule or ass
and 2 milch cows which had both dropped calves. She had churned 30
pounds of butter and owned 15 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which
had laid 80 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn,
2 acres produced 30 bushels of oats and 8 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton. 20 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**Joseph Mitchell** owned 60 acres improved and 220 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $1400. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $300
worth of livestock. He had paid $100 in wages for 32 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $973. He had 1 horse, 3 mules or asses,
4 milch cows and 10 other cattle. Four calves were dropped and he had
slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 160 pounds of butter was produced. He
had 15 swine, 25 barnyard and 15 other poultry which provided 200 dozen
eggs. 18 acres produced 380 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 35
bushels of oats, 20 acres produced 65 bushels of wheat and 9 acres
produced 11 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 75 trees produced 40 bushels
of apples and 1 acre with 110 trees produced 14 bushels of peaches,
all worth $20. His bees produced 200 pounds of honey and he cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**James Doughty** owned 20 acres improved and 35 acres unimproved
land worth $350. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $334. He had 2 horses, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 6 head
of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 40 swine and 24
barnyard poultry which laid 150 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 300 bushels
of Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 2 acres with 100
trees produced no peaches and his bees produced 40 pounds of honey. He
cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**George A. South** owned 35 acres improved and 245 unimproved land
valued at $1000. He had $14 worth of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock.
He had spent $12 on his fences and paid $20 in wages for 6 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $485. He had 1 horse and
1 milch cow which had calved. He had sold 2 head of cattle and 60 pounds of
butter was produced. He had 8 swine and 2 barnyard poultry which laid 5
dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced
100 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and 1 acre of
sorghum produced 80 gallons of molasses. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Allen Sorrott** whose name was listed as Starratt on the population schedule
owned 14 acres improved and 66 acres unimproved land valued at $250. He had $25
worth of farm implements and livestock worth $100. Estimated farm production was
$125. He had 2 horses, 7 swine, 6 barnyard and 10 other poultry which had laid 30
dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 2
bales of cotton. He cut 12 cords of wood worth $8.
**Eliza Yandell** owned 18 acres improved and 62 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. She had $35 worth of farming tools and $340 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $200. She had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 9 other
cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and she had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2.
125 pounds of butter was churned. She had 72 swine and 15 barnyard poultry that
laid 80 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced
12 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 30
bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 trees produced 80 bushels of peaches
worth $20. 20 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**David Star Jr.** owned 40 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $400. He had $55 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $120. He had 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow. 1
calf had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 40 pounds of butter
was churned. He had 5 swine and 3 barnyard poultry that laid 8 dozen eggs. 6
acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
2 acres with 94 trees produced 90 bushels of peaches worth $22. He had cut 16
cords of wood worth $8.
**Elijah Roland** owned 40 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land worth
$700. He had $70 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent
$20 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $900. He had 2 mules or asses,
3 milch cows and 8 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and 190 pounds of
butter was churned. 26 sheep dropped 10 lambs. 4 sheep were killed by dogs. 19
fleeces weighed 35 pounds. He had 30 swine and 13 barnyard poultry that had laid
100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn and 17 acres produced
11 bales of cotton. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**William Stevens** owned 65 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $40 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $295. He had spent
$5 on his fences and paid $10 in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $778. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle.
Two calves were dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle. 90 pounds of butter
was churned. He owned 50 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which laid 120 dozen eggs.
20 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 50 bushels of oats,
7 acres produced 43 bushels of wheat, 12 acres produced 7 bales of cotton, he
harvested 4 bushels of cow peas and ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes.
1 acre with 75 trees produced 80 bushels of peaches worth $20. He cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**George Farnesworth** owned 18 acres improved and 62 acres unimproved
land valued at $400. He had $15 worth of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock.
He had paid $35 in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production
at $477. He had 2 mules or asses and 2 milch cows which had calved. He had
purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 4. 60 pounds of butter had been churned.
5 sheep dropped 2 lambs. 3 sheep died of stress of weather. 3 fleeces weighed
6 pounds. He had 21 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had laid 100 dozen eggs.
8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 22 bushels of
wheat, 7 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of
sweet potatoes. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Henry Self** owned 22 acres improved and 58 acres unimproved land
worth $250. He had $30 worth of farming implements and $152 worth of
livestock. He paid $20 in wages for ? weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $140.He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle. 80 pounds of
butter was produced. He had 20 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had laid
100 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced
20 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 20 bushels of wheat and 5 acres produced
3 bales of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Joseph L. Self** owned 60 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved
land worth $1000. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $240 worth of
livestock. He had paid $30 in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $815. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows
and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head
of cattle. 150 pounds of butter was churned. 4 sheep dropped 1 lamb. 2
fleeces weighed 6 pounds. He owned 20 swine, 22 barnyard and 4 other
poultry which had laid 120 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 400 bushels
of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 150 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced
9 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons of molasses and
¼ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 20 apple trees
produced no fruit and 1 acre with 75 trees produced 120 bushels of peaches
worth $40. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Harvey Padgett** owned 18 acres improved and 35 acres unimproved
land valued at $350. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $100. He had 2 horses and 2
cows which had both dropped calves. 60 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 18 swine and 7 barnyard poultry which laid 35 dozen eggs. 5 acres
produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats
and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. 1 acre with 40 trees produced 100
bushels of peaches worth $30 and he his bees produced 20 pounds of honey.
He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James Ballard** owned 65 acres improved land and 95 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $1000. He had $30 worth of farming tools and livestock
valued at $155. Estimated farm production was $825. He owned 1 mule or ass,
2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been churned. 11 sheep dropped 9 lambs.
He had sold 4 sheep. 6 fleeces weighed 9 pounds. He had 14 swine, 9 barnyard
and 12 other poultry which had laid 80 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 275
bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 50 bushels of wheat, 13 acres
produced 11 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes.
1 acre with 10 apple trees produced no fruit and 1 acre with 20 trees produced
40 bushels of peaches worth $8. His bees provided 25 pounds of honey and he had
cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**William R. Payne** owned 65 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land
worth $1200. He had $75 worth of farming tools and $275 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $550. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses,
2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had purchased 2
head of cattle and slaughtered 1. Butter production was 100 pounds. He had 15
swine and 18 barnyard poultry that laid 120 dozen eggs. 23 acres produced 350
bushels of Indian Corn, 20 acres produced 500 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced
60 bushels of wheat and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**Ludlow Pendry** owned 50 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock. He had spent
$75 on his fences and estimated farm production at $790. He had 2 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Three calves had been
dropped and 140 pounds of butter was churned. He had 20 swine and 100 barnyard
poultry which had laid 200 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian
Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 15 acres produced 35 bushels of wheat,
5 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum provided 80 gallons of molasses,
he had harvested 5 bushels of dry beans and 1 acre produced 60 bushels of Irish
potatoes. He had cut 35 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Thomas W. Evatt** owned 35 acres improved and 225 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1500. He had $35 worth of farming implements and $335 worth of livestock.
He had spent $5 on his fences and paid $100 in wages for 28 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $900. He had 10 mules or asses and 1 milch cow which
had calved. He owned 2 hogs. 50 acres produced 1000 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 30 bushels of oats and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre
with 100 trees produced no apples and 2 acres with 25 trees produced no peaches. He
cut 20 cords of wood worth $12.
**Hugh F. Curry** owned 18 acres improved and 102 acres unimproved land worth
$350. He owned $65 worth of farm tools and $195 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was zero. He had 2 horses, 6 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which laid 60
dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**Archibel Frizzell** owned 95 acres improved, 423 unimproved woodland and
16 acres other unimproved including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued
at $4000. He had $125 worth of farm tools and $700 worth of livestock. He paid
$100 in wages for 18 weeks of white farm labor and 12 weeks of colored farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $1630. He owned 9 horses, 4 mules or asses, 3
milch cows and 1 other cattle. Three calves were dropped and he had purchased
2 head of cattle, sold 10 and slaughtered 2. 140 pounds of butter was produced.
15 sheep dropped 2 lambs. Two sheep were killed by dogs. 13 fleeces weighed
26 pounds. He had 60 swine, 20 barnyard and 40 other poultry which laid 80
dozen eggs. 50 acres produced 800 bushels of Indian Corn, 20 acres produced
120 bushels of oats, 20 acres produced 47? bushels of wheat, 25 acres produced
18 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 35 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres
with 85 trees produced 200 bushels of apples worth $60. His bees produced 50
pounds of honey and 10 pounds of wax. He had cut 35 cords of wood worth $25.
**Joseph Looper** owned 64 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $100 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock. He had
paid $100 in wages for 28 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $625.
He had 5 horses and 2 milch cows which had both dropped calves. He had sold 2
head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 75 pounds of butter was churned. He had 7 sheep
and 11 had been killed by dogs. 4 fleeces weighed 8 pounds. He had 15 swine, 6
barnyard and 45 other poultry which provided 30 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced
350 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 50 bushels of wheat and 15 acres
produced 8 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 50 trees produced 50 bushels of apples
and 2 acres with 75 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches, all worth $80. He
cut 35 cords of wood worth $25.
**Thomas Smith** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $500. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $308. He had 3 horses and 2 milch cows which
had both calved. He had slaughtered 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed
or was stolen and not recovered. 80 pounds of butter had been churned. He had
30 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that laid 80 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced
175 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 25 bushels of oats and 7 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 8 trees produced 10 bushels of apples
and 1 acre with 30 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches, all worth $12. His
bees produced 40 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Luther M. Lyon** owned 30 acres improved, 3 acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 47 acres unimproved woodland worth $800.
He had farm implements valued at $100 and $324 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $440. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head
of cattle and slaughtered 2. 90 pounds of butter was churned. He had 34 swine
and 15 barnyard poultry that provided 80 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 130
bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 15 acres
produced 55 bushels of wheat, 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 6
acres produced 40 bushels of Irish potatoes. 1 acre with 50 trees produced
100 bushels of apples worth $50. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**William L. Smith** owned 30 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved
land valued at $200. He had $20 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $500. He owned 2 horses, 5 milch
cows and 4 other cattle. Four calves were dropped and he had sold 8 head
of cattle, slaughtered 2 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. Butter production was 145 pounds. He had 50 swine, 30 barnyard
and 23 other poultry that laid 150 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 400 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 25
bushels of wheat, 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum
produced 65 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 1 acre with 30 trees produced 10 bushels of apples worth $5.
His bees produced 100 pounds of honey and he cut 24 cords of wood worth
$18.
**William Audas** owned 50 acres improved and 98 acres unimproved
land worth $600. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $325 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 2 horses, 3 milch
cows and 8 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had sold
7 head of cattle. 150 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 60 swine,
20 barnyard and 7 other poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres
produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 50 bushels of oats,
8 acres produced 60 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton,
¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels
of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 150 trees produced 100 bushels of apples
and 1 acre with 100 trees produced 90 bushels of peaches, all valued at
$60. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $20.
**Cornelius Brasher** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved
woodland worth $300. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock worth
$200. Estimated farm production was $220. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or
asses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he
had sold 3 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 80 pounds of butter was churned. He owned 40 swine, 3 barnyard
and 11 other poultry which had provided 40 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced
100 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 15 bushels of oats and 2 acres
produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**James Brasher** owned 18 acres improved and 62 acres unimproved land
valued at $300. He had $12 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $300. He owned 1 horse and 2 milch cows which
had calved. He had sold 1 head of cattle and churned 90 pounds of butter.
He had 10 swine and 17 barnyard poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 10
acres produced 140 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 16 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre
produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James H. Brasher** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land
worth $400. He had $35 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $225. He had 2 horses, 2 working oxen,
2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he sold 5
head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was produced. He had 30 swine and 20
barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 1 bale of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 15 bushels
of sweet potatoes. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Ichibod Sanderson** owned 5? acres improved and 115? acres unimproved land
(extremely faded) valued at $300. He had $80 worth of farm tools and $150 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was erased and illegible. He owned 2
mules or asses and 1 hog. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 12 cords of
wood worth $8.
**Mantra S. Condry** owned 6 acres improved and 74 acres unimproved land
worth $300. He had $16 worth of farming tools and $20 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production erased. He owned 7 swine and 9 barnyard poultry for
which no egg production was listed. No farm crops were listed and he had cut
16 cords of wood worth $10.
**James Smith** owned 110 acres improved and 516 acres unimproved land
valued at $1435. He had $75 worth of farming tools and $300 worth of livestock.
He had spent $75 on his fences and estimated farm production at $1660. He owned
4 horses, 4 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Four calves had been dropped and he
had sold 7 head of cattle. 600 pounds of butter was churned. He had 15 swine and
50 barnyard poultry that had laid 225 dozen eggs. 60 acres produced 900 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 25 bushels of oats, 30 acres produced 18 bales
of cotton, ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 20
bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 trees produced no apples and 4 acres
with 50 trees produced no peaches. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Alfonso Neal** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth
$600. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent
$5 on his fences and estimated farm production at $406. He owned 2 horses,
2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had
slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 90 pounds of butter was produced. He had 14
swine, 25 barnyard and 12 other poultry that had laid 100 dozen eggs. 9 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 15 bushels of oats, 9
acres produced 30 bushels of wheat and 11 acres produced 6 bales of cotton.
20 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**Joel C. Hisaw** owned 70 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He had $60 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $525.
He had paid $5 in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $825. He had 3 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two
calves were dropped and he had slaughtered 3 head of cattle. 80 pounds of
butter had been churned. He had 30 swine and 7 barnyard poultry that laid 40
dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and 13 acres produced
11 bales of cotton. His bees produced 15 pounds of honey and he had cut 100
cords of wood worth $60.
**Isaac W. Davis** owned 40 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock.
He had paid $25 in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production
at $382. He had 2 horses, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Two calves were dropped
and 150 pounds of butter was churned. He had 36 swine, 16 barnyard and 19 other
poultry which provided 150 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian
Corn, 9 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 17 acres produced 37 bushels of wheat,
9 acres produced 7 bales of cotton and he had harvested 20 bushels of cow peas.
½ acre with 23 trees produced 10 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 85 trees
produced 20 bushels of peaches, all worth $10. His bees produced 20 pounds
of honey and he cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**Alec L. Rice** owned 18 acres improved and 102 acres unimproved land
worth $200. He had $8 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was illegible. He had 1 milch
cow that had calved. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and butter production
was 30 pounds. He had 8 swine, 10 barnyard and 1 other poultry which laid 30
dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 240 bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres produced
1 bale of cotton. He had cut 16 cords of wood worth $8.
**Martha Leming** owned 18 acres improved and 62 acres unimproved land
valued at $500. She had $100 worth of farm implements and $563 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $433. She had 3 horses, 5 milch
cows and 9 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and she had purchased
2 head of cattle. 150 pounds of butter was reported. 12 sheep dropped 6
lambs. 12 sheep had been purchased. She had 56 swine, 16 barnyard and 32
other poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 300 bushels of
Indian Corn, 16 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 20
bushels of wheat, 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum
produced 50 gallons of molasses, 1/8 acre produced 30 bushels of Irish
potates and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50
trees produced 100 bushels of peaches worth $30. Her bees produced 50
pounds of honey and 24 cords of wood worth $12 had been cut.
**Elijah R. Payne** owned 25 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved
land worth $600. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of
livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences. Estimated farm production
was $200. He owned 1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One
calf was dropped. He had purchased 5 head of cattle, sold 2 and
slaughtered 1. 60 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 25 swine
and 12 barnyard poultry that laid 25 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 75
bushels of Indian Corn and 14 acres produced 7 bales of cotton. 2 acres
with 100 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches worth $30. His bees
produced 40 pounds of honey and he cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**John R. Jemison** sharecropped 40 acres improved and 80 acres
unimproved land valued at $400. He had $12 worth of farm tools and
$141 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $465.
He had 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he
had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. 100 pounds of butter was
produced. 14 sheep dropped 6 lambs. He had sold 2 sheep and slaughtered
2. Two fleeces weighed 12 pounds. He had 20 swine, 24 barnyard and 8
other poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 200 bushels
of Indian Corn and 15 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He cut 20 cords
of wood valued at $10.
**James W. Bone** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of
livestock. He had spent $14 on his fences and paid $10 in wages for
3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $600. He had 2
mules or asses and 1 milch cow which had calved. 40 pounds of butter
was churned. He owned 15 swine, 10 barnyard and 6 other poultry which
laid 60 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 12
acres produced 8 bales of cotton and 2 acres of sorghum produced 50
gallons of molasses. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Daniel W. Monk** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $700. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $350. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or
ass, 4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and 50
pounds of butter was produced. He had 2 swine and 20 barnyard poultry
which laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn
and 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Thompson Bailey** owned 12 acres improved and 28 acres unimproved
woodland worth $200. He owned $10 worth of farming tools and livestock
worth $100. Estimated farm production was $100. He had 2 horses, 1 milch
cow and 1 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and he had purchased 1
head of cattle and sold 4. Butter production was 40 pounds. He owned 15
swine and 6 barnyard poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Thomas Condry** owned 14 acres improved and 146 acres unimproved
land worth $500. He had $18 worth of farming tools and $153 worth of
livestock. He had paid $75 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass
and 2 milch cows which had both dropped calves. 100 pounds of butter
was churned. He owned 6 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which had laid
60 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of sorghum produced 12 gallons
of molasses. 1 acre with 27 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches worth
$20. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William Condry** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved
land worth $500. He had $75 worth of farming implements and $175 worth
of livestock. He had paid $70 for 25 weeks of farm labor and estimated
farm production was $510. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses and 2 milch
cows which had dropped calves. He had purchased 2 head of cattle. 100
pounds of butter was produced. He had 20 swine, 25 barnyard and 22 other
poultry which provided 120 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 350 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 40
bushels of wheat, 9 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 2 acres of
sorghum produced 58 gallons of molasses. 1 acre with 25 trees produced
20 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 75 trees produced 120 bushels of
peaches, all worth $45. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William Sehorn** owned 80 acres improved and 160 acres unimproved
land worth $1500. He had $90 worth of farm tools and $600 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $1220. He owned 3 horses,
5 mules or asses, 6 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Six calves were
dropped and he had purchased 6 head of cattle and sold 11. 300 pounds
of butter had been churned. He had 40 swine, 45 barnyard and 17 other
poultry which produced 300 dozen eggs. 27 acres produced 700 bushels
of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 158 bushels of oats and 18 acres
produced 12 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 25 trees produced 60 bushels
of apples and 2 acres with 100 trees produced 150 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $40. His bees produced 40 pounds of honey and he cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**Benjamin Stevens** sharecropped 65 acres of improved land worth
$1500. The value of his farm tools, livestock and estimated farm
production was faded and illegible. He owned 1 horse, 3 mules or asses,
5 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Five calves were dropped and he had sold
5 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 300 pounds of butter was produced.
He had 25 swine, 25 barnyard and 15 other poultry which laid 82 dozen eggs.
No farm crops were listed and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Michell Cross** owned 45 acres improved and 42 acres unimproved land
worth $800. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of farm tools.
Estimated farm production was $545. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses,
1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf was dropped and he had sold 3
head of cattle. 150 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 30 swine,
15 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 11 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 16 bushels of wheat,
7 acres produced 7 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons
of molasses. ¼ acre with 40 peach trees produced no fruit and he had cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**William Cowhorn** owned 12 acres improved and 68 acres unimproved land
valued at $400. He had $4 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of livestock.
He had spent $50 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $24. He had 1
horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf was dropped and 30 pounds of
butter was produced. He had 25 swine and 8 barnyard poultry that provided 40
dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William Eters** owned 40 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved land
worth $500. He had $80 worth of farming implements and $600 worth of livestock.
He had paid $70 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $355. He had 2 horses, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped
and he had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and slaughtered 1. 100 pounds of
butter was churned and he owned 15 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had laid
100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 325 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced
30 bushels of wheat, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and he had harvested 2
bushels of cow peas. 2 acres with 100 peach trees produced no fruit. He had cut
24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Thomas R. McAnally** owned 35 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $2000. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $750. He had 3 milch cows and 2
other cattle. One calf was dropped and butter production was 50 pounds. He
had 35 swine and 35 barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 29 acres
produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 21 acres produced 12 bales of cotton,
1 acre of sorghum produced 112 gallons of molasses and he had harvested 2
bushels of cow peas. 1 acre with 15 trees produced 50 bushels of apples and
1 acre with 25 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches, all valued at $45. His
bees produced 100 pounds of honey and 15 pounds of wax and he had cut 24 cords
of wood worth $12.
**Daniel Stone** owned 35 acres improved and 144 acres unimproved land
worth $700. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock. He
had paid $40 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $500. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass and 3 milch cows which had all
calved. He had sold 8 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 60 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 26 sheep, 42 swine and 45 barnyard poultry that had
laid 400 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres
produced 6 bushels of wheat, 9 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, ¼ acre
produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 74 bushels of
sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 100 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches
worth $60. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Thomas Dollens** owned 70 acres improved and 290 acres unimproved
land valued at $2000. He had $400 worth of farming implements and $400
worth of livestock. He had paid $100 in wages for 30 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $1300. He owned 2 horses, 8 mules
or asses, 8 milch cows and 10 other cattle. 8 calves were dropped and he
had sold 34 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. 250 pounds of butter was
produced. 15 sheep dropped 6 lambs. He sold 3 sheep and 20 fleeces
weighed 30 pounds. He had 29 swine, 30 barnyard and 13 other poultry
which laid 180 dozen eggs. 26 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn,
10 acres produced 200 bushels of oats, 20 acres produced 15 bales of cotton,
¼ acre produced 40 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 100 bushels
of sweet potatoes. 3 acres with 150 trees produced 200 bushels of apples
worth $60. His bees produced 100 pounds of honey and he had cut 35 cords
of wood valued at $18.
**Thomas Sudduth** owned 12 acres improved and 68 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $350. He had $12 worth of farm tools and $175 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $150. He had 2 horses and
1 milch cow. His cow had dropped a calf and 1 head of cattle had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 80 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 9 swine, 6 barnyard and 6 other poultry which laid 30 dozen eggs.
7 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, he had harvested 60 bushels
of cow peas and ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut
20 cords of wood worth $12.
**Thomas Ponder** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved
land valued at $1000. He had $15 worth of farming tools and livestock
valued at $300. He had spent $25 on his fences. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $340. He owned 2 horses, 4 mules
or asses, 1 milch cow and 5 other cattle. One calf was dropped and he
had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2. 60 pounds of butter was
produced. 11 sheep dropped 2 lambs. 4 sheep died of disease. 9 fleeces
weighed 15 pounds. He had 50 swine, 18 barnyard and 11 other poultry
which laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn,
2 acres produced 10 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 31 bushels of wheat,
5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 78 gallons
of molasses, he harvested 5 bushels of cow peas, ¼ acre produced 15 bushels
of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres
with 72 trees produced no peaches. His bees produced 80 pounds of honey
and he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $15.
**Henry Audas** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land
worth $800. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $330. He had 3 mules or asses, 1 milch cow
and 5? other cattle. 1 calf was dropped and he had purchased 3 head of
cattle, sold 3 and slaughtered 1. 40 pounds of butter was churned. He
had 100 swine, 5 barnyard and 5 other poultry which laid 35 dozen eggs.
20 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels
of oats, 4 acres produced 30 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced 4 bales
of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons of molasses and 1/8 acre
produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 40 trees produced 60
bushels of apples worth $25. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $18.
**Albert Smith** rented 15 acres improved and 43 acres unimproved
land valued at $250. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $300 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $360. He owned 4 mules or
asses, 2 milch cows and 7 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped
and he had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2. 80 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 25 swine and 3 barnyard poultry which had
laid 10 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 6
acres produced 25 bushels of oats and ½ acre produced 20 bushels of
sweet potatoes. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**Phillip Carpenter** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres
unimproved woodland worth $250. He had $25 worth of farm tools
and livestock valued at $40. Estimated farm production was $140.
He had 1 milch cow which had calved. He had purchased 4 head of
cattle and sold 2. He had 15 swine and 9 barnyard poultry that
had laid 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian
Corn and 1 acre produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**Virgil H. Harris** owned 75 acres improved and 30 acres
unimproved land worth $1000. He had $100 worth of farming tools
and $150 worth of livestock. He had paid $800 in wages for 200
weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production for the
previous year at $615. He had 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows.
One calf had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and
slaughtered 1. 90 pounds of butter was produced. He had 20 swine,
40 barnyard and 12 other poultry which laid 200 dozen eggs. 25
acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 100
bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 26 bushels of wheat, 5 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton, he harvested 3 bushels of cow peas
and ½ acre produced 56 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with
100 trees produced 200 bushels of apples and 4 acres with 200
trees produced 800 bushels of peaches, all valued at $120. He
had cut 24 cords of wood worth $20.
**Alison Crank** rented 40 acres improved and 90 acres
unimproved land worth $800. He owned $100 worth of farm
implements and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $45. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows
and 6 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 100 pounds.
He had 15 swine, 27 barnyard and 15 other poultry which
provided 100 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 2 acres
with 25 trees produced no apples. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**William Lawrimore** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres
unimproved land valued at $400. He had $75 worth of farm tools
and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $480.
He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows that had dropped
calves. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 120 pounds of butter was
churned. He had 10 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which laid 80
dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres
produced 6 bales of cotton, 2 acres of sorghum produced 140 gallons
of molasses and ½ acre produced 80 bushels of sweet potatoes. 50 trees
produced 30 bushels of peaches worth $9 and he cut 24 cords of wood
worth $12.
**George W. Hain** owned 45 acres improved and 155 acres unimproved
land worth $1000. He had $60 worth of farming tools and livestock worth
$250. He had spent $15 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $660.
He owned 3 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 100 pounds of
butter had been churned. 19 sheep dropped 5 lambs. 14 fleeces weighed 21
pounds. He had 22 swine, 25 barnyard and 12 other poultry which laid 120
dozen eggs. 27 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced
5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of sorghum produced 40 gallons of molasses.
He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James C. Boid** owned 5 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land
worth $200. He had $35 worth of farm tools and $30 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $16. He had 1 mule or ass, 8 swine and 15
barnyard poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and
he had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Thomas J. Wood** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved
land worth $800. He had $100 worth of farming tools and $400 worth of
livestock. He had paid $100 in wages for 28 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $770. He had 2 mules or asses, 4 milch
cows and 5 other cattle. Four calves were dropped and he had sold 5
head of cattle. 150 pounds of butter was churned. He had 30 swine and
20 barnyard poultry that laid 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 400
bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 7 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes.
1 acre with 25 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and his 130 trees produced
25 bushels of peaches, all valued at $20. His bees produced 10 pounds of
honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Francis L. Easton** rented 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $20 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $200. He had 1 horse and 1 mule or ass and 2
milch cows which had both dropped calves. 80 pounds of butter was produced.
He owned 8 swine, 24 barnyard and 24 other poultry which had laid 120 dozen
eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 50
bushels of oats, 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced
40 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 10 trees produced 20 bushels of
apples and 1 acre with 25 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all valued
at $24. He had cut 150 cords of wood worth $150.
**Benjamin Brown** owned 45 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 119 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $500. He had $115 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $425.
Estimated farm production was $800. 1 mown acre produced 2 tons of hay.
He had 4 horses, 1 mule or ass, 6 milch cows and 11 other cattle. Five
calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle and
slaughtered 1. 280 pounds of butter was churned. 37 sheep dropped 11
lambs and 10 of his sheep had been killed by dogs. 27 fleeces weighed
40 pounds. He had 35 swine, 35 barnyard and 17 other poultry which had
laid 200 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 6
acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced 96 bushels of wheat,
6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 30 gallons
of molasses and ½ acre produced 90 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with
20 trees produced 8 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 100 trees produced
40 bushels of peaches, all worth $12. His bees produced 40 pounds of honey
and 3 pounds of wax and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Andrew Chandler** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land
valued at $480. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $140. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 1 other
cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 4 head of cattle. 80 pounds of
butter was produced. 7 sheep had dropped 3 lambs. 4 fleeces weighed 6 pounds.
He had 40 swine, 50 barnyard and 3 other poultry which laid 200 dozen eggs. 16
acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 40 bushels of oats,
7 acres produced 56 bushels of wheat and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of Irish
potatoes. 1 acre with 20 trees produced no apples and 2 acres with 300 trees
produced 200 bushels of peaches worth $60. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**William Chance** owned 12 acres improved and 188 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of
livestock. He had spent $14 on his fences and paid $6 in wages for 2
weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $275. He
owned 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Three calves were dropped
and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter was churned. He had
50 swine and 15 barnyard poultry that laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced
250 bushels of Indian Corn and ¼ acre produced 12 bushels of sweet potatoes.
1 acre with 25 apple trees and ½ acre with 40 peach trees produced no fruit.
He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Timothy Griffen** owned 9 acres improved and 34 acres unimproved land
worth $200. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $65 worth of livestock. He had
spent $20 on his fences and paid $5 in wages for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $75. He owned 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both calved.
He had sold 3 head of cattle and 60 pounds of butter was churned. He had 14 swine
and 16 barnyard poultry that laid 50 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 150 bushels of
Indian Corn and 2 acres produced 15 bushels of oats. He had cut 20 cords of wood
worth $12.
**Lamoid Kindrick** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land
valued at $500. He had $70 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $250.
Estimated farm production was $450. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other
cattle. Two calves were dropped and 100 pounds of butter was produced. 10 sheep
dropped 2 lambs. 1 sheep was slaughtered and 5 were killed by dogs. 9 fleeces
weighed 15 pounds. He had 50 swine and 25 barnyard poultry that laid 100 dozen
eggs. 12 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton and ¼ acre of sorghum produced 35 gallons of molasses. 1 acre with 40 peach
trees produced no fruit. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**John Robinson** owned 25 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land
worth $500. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $250. He had 2 horses, 3 milch cows and 2
other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of
cattle and 1 head had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 120
pounds of butter was churned. He had 11 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6
acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth $16.
**John Carpenter** owned 30 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land
worth $350. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $405. He had 4 hoses and 2 milch
cows which had both dropped calves. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and
sold 2. 70 pounds of butter had been churned. 7 sheep dropped 1 lamb. He
had sold 4 sheep and slaughtered 1. 4 had been killed by dogs and 2 died of
disease. 10 fleeces weighed 20 pounds. He had 60 swine and 20 barnyard poultry
that had laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn and
2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. 1 acre with 6 apple trees produced no fruit
and 1 acre with 100 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches valued at $50.
He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Peter Tidwell** owned 30 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land
valued at $400. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $36. He had 1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow which
had dropped a calf. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. 40 pounds
of butter was produced. He had 20 swine and 5 barnyard poultry which laid 60
dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 1 acre with 30 trees produced no apples
and 1 acre with 45 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches worth $12. He had cut
20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Thorsa Forehand** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 140 acres
unimproved land worth $250. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock
worth $250. Estimated farm production was $35. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or
asses, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Three calves were dropped and 120
pounds of butter was churned. He had 17 swine, 2 barnyard and 4 other
poultry which had laid 10 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he
had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William Morrow** owned 24 acres improved and 56 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $80 worth of
livestock. He had spent $15 on his fences. Estimated farm production
was $375. He had 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows which had both calved.
He had sold 4 head of cattle and butter production was 100 pounds. 10
sheep had dropped 2 lambs. 5 sheep had been killed by dogs. 11 fleeces
weighed 15 pounds. He had 15 swine, 20 barnyard and 10 other poultry
which laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn,
6 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and he had harvested 1 bushel of cow
peas. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Joseph Singleterry** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres
unimproved land valued at $700. He had $50 worth of farming tools
and $240 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences and
estimated farm production for the previous year at $440. He owned
3 horses, 4 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Four calves had been
dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed
or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been
churned. He had 15 swine, 20 barnyard and 14 other poultry which
provided 120 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian
Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 2 acres produced 20
bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, ½ acre of
sorghum produced 38 gallons of molasses and he had harvested 10
bushels of cow peas. 1 acre with 8 apple trees produced no fruit
and 12 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches worth $8. He had cut
30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Thomas J. Blythe** owned 36 acres improved and 64 acres
unimproved land worth $1000. He had $10 worth of farming tools
and livestock valued at $100. Estimated farm production was $385.
He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had been
dropped and 60 pounds of butter was produced. He had 3 hogs and 15
barnyard poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 300
bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 7 acres
produced 3 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes
and ¼ acre produced 100 bushels of sweet potatoes. He cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**Marmaduke Sehorn** owned 30 acres of improved and 130 acres
unimproved land worth $1000. He had $100 worth of farm implements
and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $710. He
had 2 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Five calves
were dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 6. Butter
production was 200 pounds. He had 25 swine and 30 barnyard poultry that
had laid 160 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn,
10 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of Irish
potatoes and ¼ acre produced 85 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with
60 trees produced 140 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 80 trees produced
100 bushels of peaches, all worth $65. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Shedric Cummins** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved
land worth $400. His farm tools were valued at $90 and his livestock at
$325. He had paid $20 in wages for 6 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $310. He had 1 horse, 3 mules or asses, 3 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Three calves were dropped and 1 head of cattle
had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 60 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 8 swine and 40 barnyard poultry which had laid
200 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres
produced 3 bales of cotton. 9 trees produced 40 bushels of apples and 30
trees produced 45 bushels of peaches, all worth $25. He cut 25 cords of
wood worth $13.
**Berryman Thomas** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved
land valued at $400. He owned $95 worth of farming tools and $150 worth
of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences. Estimated farm production
was $325. He had 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows which had both calved.
He had sold 2 head of cattle and churned 90 pounds of butter. He had 12
swine, 22 barnyard and 4 other poultry which laid 120 dozen eggs. 9 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 4 bales of cotton
and he had harvested 1 bushel of cow peas. His 16 apple trees produced no
fruit. His 18 peach trees produced 30 bushels of fruit worth $8. He had cut
20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James Denton** owned 26 acres improved and 39 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $40 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $275. He
had spent $10 on his fences and paid $42 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $280. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle
and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 120 pounds of butter
had been churned. He owned 25 swine, 18 barnyard and 10 other poultry that had
provided 95 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 12 bushels of Irish potatoes and
¼ acre produced 35 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $12.
**Thomas Brown** owned 90 acres improved and (illegible) acres unimproved
land valued at $2000. He had $200 worth of farming tools and $505 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $1300. He had 2 horses,
3 mules or asses, 6 milch cows and 9 other cattle. Six calves had been dropped
and he had sold 7 cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen
and not recovered. 140 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 35 swine, 40
barnyard and 12 other poultry which had laid 220 dozen eggs. 45 acres produced
1000 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 32 acres
produced 15 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and
¼ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. 20 trees produced 60 bushels of
apples and 15 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches, all valued at $50. He had
cut 24 cords of wood worth $18.
**Susan Burroughs** was sharecropping 25 acres improved and 95 acres
unimproved land worth $800. She had $100 worth of farming tools and $150
worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $470. She had 2 horses,
18 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which laid 90 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced
350 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 60 bushels of oats and 4 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton. 5 trees produced 30 bushels of apples worth $10.
20 cords of wood worth $12 had been cut.
**Elias Gentry** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He had $100 worth of farm implements and $256 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $750. He owned 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 5 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle.
The family had churned 80 pounds of butter. He had 26 swine and 25 barnyard poultry
which had laid 120 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 10
acres produced 20 bushels of wheat and 12 acres produced 8 bales of cotton. 2 acres
with 140 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches worth $30. He had cut 24 cords of
wood valued at $12.
**Robbert Thomas** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $400. His farm tools were valued at $90 and his livestock was worth
$225. He had paid $74 in wages for 26 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $450. He had 2 mules or asses and 2 milch cows which had both
calved. He had sold 1 head of cattle and butter production was 100 pounds. He
owned 16 swine, 18 barnyard and 5 other poultry which laid 90 dozen eggs. 15
acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Elihu Thomas** owned 35 acres improved and 107 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $175 worth of livestock. He had paid
$20 in wages for 6 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production at $641. He
had 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. One calf was dropped and he
had sold 4 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 22 swine, 30
barnyard and 5 other poultry which had laid 120 dozen eggs. 17 acres produced 300
bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 80 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 16
bushels of wheat, 7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced
180 gallons of molasses. 1 acre with 30 trees produced 80 bushels of apples and 1
acre with 40 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches, all valued at $45. He cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**John Crutchfield** owned 140 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land
valued at $1500. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He
had spent $40 on his fences. Estimated farm production for the previous year was
$1650. He owned 1 mule or ass, 10 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 9 calves had been
dropped and he had purchased 40 head of cattle, sold 16, slaughtered 22 and 1 had
died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter was produced.
He had 30 swine and 25 barnyard poultry that laid 130 dozen eggs. 75 acres produced
1500 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 300 bushels of oats, 20 acres produced
100 bushels of wheat, 30 acres produced 15 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 40
bushels of Irish potatoes. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $24.
**Isaac Huston** owned 10 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land worth
$150. He had $35 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock. No estimate
was given for farm production for 1879. He owned 1 mule or ass. No farm crops were
listed and he had cut 16 cords of wood worth $8.
**William Verney** owned 7 acres improved and 70 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $600. He had $60 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock.
He had paid $100 in wages for 40 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $200. He had 3 horses, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Three calves were
dropped and he had sold 6 head of cattle and slaughtered 4. 160 pounds of butter
was churned. He had 20 swine, 25 barnyard and 10 other poultry which had laid 135
dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 4 bales
of cotton and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 6 apple
trees produced no fruit. 15 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches worth $8. He had
cut 20 cords of wood worth $12.
**Josiah J. Denton** owned 12 acres improved and 28 acres unimproved land
worth $350. He had $125 worth of farm implements and $275 worth of livestock.
He had paid $190 in wages for 42 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production
was $200. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two
calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed
or was stolen and not recovered. 70 pounds of butter was produced. He had 12 swine
and 20 barnyard poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton, ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 35 bushels
of sweet potatoes. His bees produced 40 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $10.
**John C. Kemp** owned 16 acres improved and 26 acres unimproved land worth $340.
He had $12 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $100. Estimated farm production
was $330. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped
and 80 pounds of butter was churned. He had 16 swine, 35 barnyard and 4 other poultry
which had laid 150 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 3 bales of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 40 gallons of molasses, ¼ acre
produced 25 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes.
He had cut 24 cords of wood valued at $18.
**Benjamin Stricklin** owned 45 acres improved and 115 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $100 worth of farming tools and $350 worth of livestock. He had paid $10
in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $825. He had 2 mules
or asses, 7 milch cows and 18 other cattle. Seven calves were dropped and he had purchased
5 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had 30 swine,
25 barnyard and 8 other poultry which laid 120 dozen eggs. 24 acres produced 400 bushels
of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton
and ½ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 20 bushels
of apples and 1 acre with 30 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all worth $25. His bees
produced 10 pounds of honey and 3 pounds of wax and he had cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Leonard Denton** owned 80 acres improved and 221 acres unimproved land valued at
$1500. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $268 worth of livestock. He had spent $10
on his fences. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $390. He owned 3 horses, 4 milch
cows and 4 other cattle. Four calves had been dropped and 180 pounds of butter was
churned. 12 sheep had dropped 3 lambs. 1 sheep died of disease and 9 fleeces weighed
14 pounds. He had 21 swine and 45 barnyard poultry that laid 200 dozen eggs. 30 acres
produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 25 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced
4 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced
40 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 50 trees produced 80 bushels of apples
worth $20. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Allen H. Kemp** owned 25 acres improved and 71 acres unimproved land worth
$800. He had $12 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $160. Estimated farm
production was $340. He had 3 horses, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Two calves
were dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was
stolen and not recovered. 60 pounds of butter was churned. He owned 18 swine and 30
barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 225 bushels of
Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 50
gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 80 bushels of sweet potatoes. 12 trees
produced 12 bushels of apples and 10 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all
worth $10. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Muling Bishop** was renting 35 acres improved and 365 acres unimproved
land worth $1500. He owned $14 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $230.
Estimated farm production was $650. He had 5 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows
and 3 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 18 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 16 acres
produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 14 acres produced 9 bales of cotton and ½
acre of sorghum provided 260 gallons of molasses. He had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $15.
**Maria Whittington** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land
valued at $600. She had $50 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $110.
She had paid $36 in wages for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $410. She owned 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both dropped calves. She
had sold 2 head of cattle and churned 90 pounds of butter. She had 8 swine and 12
barnyard poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn,
8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, 2 acres of sorghum produced 75 gallons of molasses
and ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 16 trees produced 30 bushels
of apples and 18 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all worth $15. 20 cords of wood
worth $10 had been cut.
**Robbert Castleberry** owned 60 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $285 worth of livestock. He had
spent $200 on his fences and paid $150 in wages for 32 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $1100. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 7 other
cattle. Two calves were dropped and he had sold 4 head of cattle. 80 pounds of butter
was churned. He had 40 swine, 8 barnyard and 20 other poultry which had laid 40 dozen
eggs. 20 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 74 acres produced 50 bushels of
wheat, 12 acres produced 8 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 85 bushels of sweet
potatoes. His bees produced 20 pounds of honey and he had cut 24 cords of wood
valued at $12.
**John A. Hise** owned 45 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land worth
$800. He had $80 worth of farming tools and $210 worth of livestock. He had spent
$12 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $650. He had 2 horses, 4 mules or
asses, 2 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 2. Butter production was 100 pounds. He had
40 swine and 15 barnyard poultry that had laid 75 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced
400 bushels of Indian Corn, 14 acres produced 7 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced
25 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had 20 peach trees which had produced no fruit.
He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James Satterfield** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved land
worth $500. He had $90 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $75. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows which
had both calved. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and 90 pounds of butter had
been churned. He had 12 swine, 7 barnyard and 18 other poultry which provided 50
dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 1 acre with 60 trees produced 100 bushels
of apples and 20 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches, all valued at $45. He had
cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Austin Bush** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $75 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $240. He had spent
$10 on his fences and estimated farm production for the previous year at $610.
He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 1other cattle. Two calves were dropped and he
had sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 120 pounds of butter was churned.
He owned 30 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 130 dozen eggs. 12 acres
produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 9 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons of molasses and
¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Francis Hinds** was sharecropping 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $65 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $350. He owned 2 horses, 6 swine and 12 barnyard
poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian
Corn and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 40 apple trees produced
no fruit. His bees produced 12 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood
worth $10.
**Mary J. House** owned 15 acres improved and 105 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $350. She had $10 worth of farming tools and $80 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $280. She had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had
both dropped calves. She had sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 80 pounds
of butter was produced. She owned 9 swine, 7 barnyard and 13 other poultry which
had provided 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn and 7 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton. She 13 apple trees and 20 peach trees which had
produced no fruit. 20 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**Wiley J. Carter** owned 5 acres improved and 155 acres unimproved land
worth $200. He had $65 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $100. Estimated
farm production was $50. He had 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle.
Three calves were dropped and 90 pounds of butter was churned. He had 19 barnyard
poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 70 bushels of Indian Corn and
he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $15.
**Isaac Smith** owned 80 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth
$1500. He had $150 worth of farm implements and $225 worth of livestock. He had
paid $135 in wages for 28 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $325.
He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Four calves were
dropped and 4 head of cattle had been sold. 600 pounds of butter was churned.
4 sheep dropped 2 lambs. 2 sheep died of disease. 2 fleeces weighed 3 pounds. He
had 16 swine and 35 barnyard poultry which produced 300 dozen eggs. 12 acres
produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 6
acres produced 15 bushels of rye, 8 acres produced 45 bushels of wheat, 6 acres
produced 3 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 54 gallons of molasses.
1 acre with 30 trees produced 60 bushels of apples and 12 trees produced 30 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $40. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth $18.
**John A. Jenkins** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved woodland
worth $800. He had $60 worth of farm tools and $185 worth of livestock. He had
spent $8 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $375. He had 2 horses, 3
milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had sold 5 head of
cattle. Butter production was 200 pounds. 15 sheep dropped 5 lambs. 9 fleeces
weighed 18 pounds. He had 25 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which laid 200 dozen
eggs. 6 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of
oats, 10 acres produced 40 bushels of wheat, 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton
and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 trees produced
30 bushels of peaches worth $9. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William Brazill** owned 50 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $125 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $385. He had
spent $50 on his fences and estimated his farm production at $825. He owned 4
horses, 2 working oxen, 6 milch cows and 8 other cattle. Five calves were dropped
and he had purchased 3 head of cattle, sold 2 and slaughtered 2. 350 pounds of
butter was churned. He had 50 swine, 20 barnyard and 20 other poultry which laid
120 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 10
bushels of oats and 16 acres produced 9 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 40 trees
produced 20 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 100 trees produced no peach. Value
of his apple production was $5. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Martha McEntire** was sharecropping 15 acres improved and 145 acres unimproved
land valued at $300. She had $8 worth of farm tools and $25 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $23. She had 20 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that
had laid 80 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 20 trees produced 12 bushels
of apples and 60 trees produced 10 bushels of peaches, all worth $5. 20 cords of
wood valued at $10 had been cut.
**Squire Cruse** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land worth
$200. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $50 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $405. He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both dropped
calves. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and 60 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 20 swine and 19 barnyard poultry which laid 70 dozen eggs. 15 acres
produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 10 bushels of oats, 8 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons of molasses.
1 acre with 8 apple trees produced no fruit and 2 acres with 40 trees produced 70
bushels of fruit worth $20. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Marion Dickerson** owned 10 acres improved and 70 acres unimproved land
worth $100. He had $8 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $60. He had 2 horses and 2 milch cows
which had both calved. 50 pounds of butter was produced. He had 10 swine and 20
barnyard poultry which laid 80 dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian
Corn and 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**George Pitman** owned 14 acres improved and 66 acres unimproved land valued
at $200. He had $8 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $275. He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had
been dropped and 40 pounds of butter was churned. He had 20 swine and 10 barnyard
poultry which provided 65 dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn,
4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes.
His bees produced 60 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Andrew J. Igow** sharecropped 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved
land worth $500. He had $10 worth of farming tools and no livestock. Estimated
farm production was $5. No farm crops were listed. 1 acre with 40 apple trees
and 1 acre with 35 peach trees produced no fruit. He cut 12 cords of wood worth $5.
**James H. Adams** owned 8 acres improved and 72 acres unimproved land valued
at $125. He had $8 worth of farm tools and $20 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $20. He had 1 milch cow and 2 other cattle. No butter production was
listed. He had 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. No farm crops were
listed. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**David Kersey** owned 12 acres improved and 108 acres unimproved land worth
$100. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $30. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf
had been dropped and 60 pounds of butter was churned. He had 15 swine and 12 barnyard
poultry which laid 75 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he cut 20
cords of wood worth $10.
**James M. Angel** owned 28 acres improved and 132 acres unimproved woodland
worth $300. He had $60 worth of farm tools and $245 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $800. He had 4 horses, 2 milch cows and
4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 2 head of cattle were purchased,
1 was slaughtered and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100
pounds of butter was produced. He had 19 swine, 22 barnyard and 8 other poultry
which laid 120 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 100 bushels of oats, 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum
produced 18 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes.
2 acres with 60 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches worth $5 and he had cut 20
cords of wood worth $10.
**Nathan Castleberry** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land
worth $800. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $315 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $288. He owned 3 horses, 2 working oxen, 6 milch cows and 6
other cattle. 6 calves were dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered
1. Butter production was 240 pounds. 10 sheep had dropped 6 lambs. 4 sheep had been
slaughtered and 12 killed by dogs. 4 fleeces weighed 6 pounds. He had 35 swine and
10 barnyard poultry that laid 60 dozen eggs. 17 acres produced 240 bushels of
Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 15 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 20 bushels
of wheat, 7 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons
of molasses and ½ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 25 trees produced
15 bushels of apples and 30 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches, all worth $15.
His bees produced 30 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**James P. Walls** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth
$250. He had $10 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $175. He had spent
$35 on his fences and paid $40 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $700. He owned 3 horses, 1 milch cow and 2 other cattle. 1 head of
cattle had been sold and 40 pounds of butter was produced. He had 10 swine and 10
barnyard poultry which provided 60 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 600 bushels of
Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 52
gallons of molasses and ½ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 30 trees
produced 15 bushels of peaches worth $3. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $18.
**Allen Vestal** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved
land valued at $400. He owned $30 worth of farm tools and $180 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $280. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 27 swine and 15
barnyard poultry that had laid 90 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian
Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ½
acre of sorghum produced 46 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 80 bushels of
sweet potatoes. 21 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 32 trees produced 35
bushels of peaches, all valued at $12. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $18.
**James Eason** whose name was listed on the population schedule as Easton
owned 20 acres improved and 45 acres unimproved land worth $400. He had $6 worth
of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $26. He
had 2 horses, 12 swine, 12 barnyard and 8 other poultry which laid 60 dozen eggs.
No farm crops were listed. 5 apple trees produced no fruit and 50 trees produced
40 bushels of peaches worth $10. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Virgil Metcalf** owned 20 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land
worth $1000. He had $90 worth of farm tools and $365 worth of livestock. He
had paid $100 in wages for 28 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $463. He had 1 horse, 4 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 4 other cattle.
4 calves were dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 160
pounds of butter was churned. 25 sheep dropped 9 lambs. 2 sheep were slaughtered
and 10 died of disease. 16 fleeces weighed 25 pounds. He had 50 swine, 15 barnyard
and 21 other poultry that had laid 140 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 200 bushels
of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 13 bushels
of wheat, 8 acres produced 7 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 20
gallons of molasses. 1 acre with 5 trees produced no apples and 1 acre with 75
trees produced 150 bushels of peaches worth $40. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $18.
**Samuel Martin** owned 32 acres improved and 128 acres unimproved land worth
$800. He had $100 worth of farming tools and $325 worth of livestock. He had paid
$120 in wages for 30 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $570. He
had 3 horses, 2 mules or asses and 4 milch cows which had all dropped calves. He
had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 4. 120 pounds of butter was churned. He
had 50 swine, 30 barnyard and 18 other poultry which had laid 200 dozen eggs. 25
acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 10
acres produced 5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of Irish potatoes.
2 acres with 75 trees produced no apples and 50 trees produced 25 bushels of peaches
worth $8. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Thomas Farnesworth** owned 45 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $500. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $318 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $760. He owned 4 mules or asses, 3 milch cows
and 1 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle. 140
pounds of butter had been churned. 12 sheep dropped 7 lambs. 6 fleeces weighed
10 pounds. He had 40 swine, 20 barnyard and 6 other poultry which laid 120 dozen
eggs. 16 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 30 bushels of
oats, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and ½ acre of sorghum produced 75 gallons
of molasses. 1 acre with 25 trees produced no apples and 30 trees produced 50 bushels
of peaches worth $18. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Benjamin Watson** owned 42 acres improved and 78 acres unimproved land worth
$900. He had $120 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock. He had paid $20
in wages for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $776. He had 1 horse,
2 mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and he had
sold 7 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter was churned. He owned 18 swine, 40 barnyard
and 10 other poultry which had laid 200 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 250 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 20 bushels of wheat,
14 acres produced 11 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 40 gallons of molasses,
he had harvested 2 bushels of cow peas, ½ acre produced 15 bushels of Irish potatoes and
¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 60 trees produced 180 bushels
of peaches worth $45 and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**William Rust** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land worth $340.
He had $50 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $160. No estimated farm production
was listed. He had 3 horses and 2 milch cows. 1 calf was dropped and he had purchased 2
head of cattle. 60 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 4 swine, 14 barnyard and 10
other poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 100 peach trees
produced 140 bushels of fruit valued at $30. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
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**William Sorrells** owned 40 acres improved and ?? unimproved land worth $200. He
had $50 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $18 on his
fences and estimated farm production was $181. He had 2 mules or asses and 1 milch
cow which had calved. He had sold 16 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was
stolen and not recovered. 150 pounds of butter was reported. He had 2 swine and 20
barnyard poultry that laid 50 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 135 bushels of Indian Corn
and 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 30 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches worth
$10 and he cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**James Waggener** owned 12 acres improved and 48 acres unimproved land worth $200.
He had $5 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his
fences. No estimated farm production was listed. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves were dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle
and sold 2. 50 pounds of butter was churned. He had 3 swine, 20 barnyard and 5 other
poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**Andrew Gentry** owned 26? Acres improved and 34 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $30 worth of farming tools and $275 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $425. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 2 other
cattle. 2 calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle. 100 pounds of
butter had been churned. 54 sheep had dropped 26 lambs. He had purchased 18 sheep
and slaughtered 6. 2 were killed by dogs and 1 died of disease. 35 fleeces weighed
65 pounds. He had 60 swine, 12 barnyard and 16 other poultry which laid 100 dozen
eggs. 15 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 13 acres produced 25 bushels
of wheat, 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton, 1 acres of sorghum produced 125 gallons
of molasses and he had harvested 2 bushels of cow peas. 12 trees produced 20 bushels
of apples and 25 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches, all worth $20. He had cut
24 cords of wood worth $15.
**James Taff** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth $1000.
He had $100 worth of farming tools and $190 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on
his fences and paid $74 in wages for 16 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $300. He owned 2 horses and 3 milch cows. He had sold 4 head of cattle and slaughtered
1. 160 pounds of butter was produced. He had 18 swine, 15 barnyard and 14 other poultry
which laid 80 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced
40 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 11 bushels of wheat, 7 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 15 gallons of molasses, ¼ acre produced 15 bushels
of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 60 trees
produced 25 bushels of apples worth $8. His bees produced 100 pounds of honey and he had
cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**William H. Taff** owned 55 acres improved and 185 acres unimproved land worth
$1200. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $540. He had 3 horses, 3 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 3 calves had
been dropped and 140 pounds of butter was churned. He had 20 swine, 25 barnyard and
15 other poultry that laid 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian
Corn, 6 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 12 bushels of wheat,
5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 acre of sorghum produced 185 gallons of molasses,
¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 100 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 10 trees produced 40 bushels of apples and 25 trees produced 50 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $25. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $15.
**George G. Hughes** owned 40 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $245. He had 3 horses, 2 milch cows and 11 other cattle. 2
calves were dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle. 160 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 14 swine, 20 barnyard and 9 other poultry which provided
120 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 11 acres produced 30
bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 10
gallons of molasses, ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced
24 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 apple trees and 1 acre with 25 peach
trees produced no fruit. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Ambrose Hooper** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $500. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $275 worth of livestock.
He had spent $120 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 was $636.
He owned 2 horses, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and
60 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 150 swine, 25 barnyard and 2 other
poultry which had laid 120 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn
and 13 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Levi W. Dunn** owned 35 acres of improved and 125 acres unimproved land
worth $600. He had $75 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $200. He had
paid $97 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$600. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves
were dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 140 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard and 15 other poultry which had laid 130 dozen eggs.
15 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 30 bushels of wheat,
7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre of sorghum produced 58 gallons of molasses
and 1/8 acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 75 peach trees
produced no fruit. His bees provided 30 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords
of wood valued at $13.
**Robbert Cawhorn** owned 10 acres improved and 70 acres unimproved land worth
$160. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $115. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. One calf was
dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 10 pounds of butter was churned. He had
19 swine and 10 barnyard poultry which laid 40 dozen eggs. 1 acre produced 20 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of sorghum produced 18
gallons of molasses. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Abner Dedmon** owned 40 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $15 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $530. He had 2 horses, 5 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 5 calves
had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 140 pounds of butter was churned. 10
sheep had dropped 4 lambs. He had slaughtered 1 sheep and 5 were killed by dogs.
10 fleeces weighed 15 pounds. He had 17 swine, 10 barnyard and 1 other poultry
which laid 60 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 50 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 7 bales of cotton, 1/8 acre of
sorghum produced 15 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced 12 bushels of sweet
potatoes. His bees produced 40 pounds of honey and he cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
**Buck Olive** owned 34 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land worth $600.
He had $25 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $240. He had spent $50 on his
fences. Estimated farm production was $595. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3
milch cows and 6 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head
of cattle and slaughtered 1. 160 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10
swine and 30 barnyard poultry that laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 300
bushels of Indian Corn, 15 acres produced 100? bushels of oats, 2 acres produced
5 bushels of wheat and 7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. 15 trees produced 25
bushels of apples and 50 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all worth $20. He
cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Bennett Plummer** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land
worth $200? He had ?? worth of farm tools and $250? worth of livestock.
(Information extremely faded.) Estimated farm production was $325. He had
2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 2 calves were
dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter was churned.
He had 12 swine, 15 barnyard and 7 other poultry which had laid 80 dozen eggs.
26 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton. He had cut 24 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Mary Downs** owned 5 acres improved and 35 acres unimproved land worth
$125. She had $30 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $50. She had 2 horses and 2 milch cows which had both
calved. She had sold 2 head of cattle. 80 pounds of butter had been churned.
She owned 15 swine, 17 barnyard and 7 other poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs.
10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and ½ acre produced 30 bushels of
sweet potatoes. 20 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**Samuel Plummer** owned 30 acres improved and 70 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $75 worth of farming tools and (illegible) worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $535. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 6 other
cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 6 head of cattle. 100 pounds
of butter had been churned. He had 30 swine, 35 barnyard and 11 other poultry
which laid 200 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 325 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1
acre with 30 trees produced 120 bushels of peaches worth $15. He cut 24 cords of
wood worth $12.
**John Moss** owned 25 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved woodland worth
$600. He had $75 worth of farm tools and (illegible) livestock. Estimated farm
production was $700. He owned 1 horse, 2 working oxen, 2 milch cows and 1 other
cattle. 2 calves were dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 7.
100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 12 swine, 25 barnyard and 4 other poultry
which provided 160 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150? bushels of Indian Corn and
20 acres produced 10 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 15 trees produced 50 bushels of
apples and 1 acre with 60 trees produced 80 bushels of peaches, all valued at $30.
He had cut 24 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Samuel Duncan** owned 12 acres improved and 68 acres unimproved land worth
$200. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $50. He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both
calved. 50? pounds of butter was produced. He owned 16 swine, 15 barnyard and 12
other poultry which had laid 80 dozen eggs. 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and
he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Joseph Duncan** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. He had $100 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $320. He had
spent $14 on his fences and estimated farm production was $349. He owned 2 horses,
2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 9 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and
he had sold 3 head of cattle and 1 had strayed, died or was stolen and not recovered.
125 pounds of butter was churned. 4 sheep had dropped 3 lambs. He had slaughtered
1 sheep, 20 were killed by dogs and 5 died of disease. 5 fleeces weighed 8 pounds.
He had 50 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
360 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 24 bushels of wheat, 15 acres produced
7 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. 42 trees
produced 120 bushels of apples and 60 trees produced 110 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $75. His bees produced 50 pounds of honey and 8 pounds of wax and
he had cut 35 cords of wood worth $18.
**Mark Dedmon** owned 25 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved land worth
$300. He had $35 worth of farming tools and $220 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $375. He had 1 milch cow and 4 other cattle. 1 calf was
dropped and 1 head of cattle had been purchased. 70 pounds of butter had been
churned. 4 sheep dropped 2 lambs. He owned 60 swine and 10 barnyard poultry that
had laid 65 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of sorghum produced 49 gallons of molasses.
12 trees produced 35 bushels of peaches worth $10 and he cut 20 cords of wood
worth $12.
**Harrison Dedmon** owned 30 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land
valued at $600. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $460. He had 1 milch cow and 5 other cattle.
One calf was dropped and 60 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 30
swine, 8 barnyard and 3 other poultry that laid 60 dozen eggs. 12 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 25 bushels of wheat
and 12 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. He had cut 24 cords of wood worth
$12.
**William Turman** owned 300 acres improved, 12 acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards, 200 acres unimproved woodland and 10 acres
unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $12000.
He had $200 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock. He had spent
$200 on his fences and paid $175 in wages for 40 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $6000. He owned 7 horses, 7 mules or asses, 10 milch cows
and 15 other cattle. 10 calves were dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle.
400 pounds of butter was produced. 50 sheep dropped 20 lambs. He had slaughtered
2 sheep. 22 fleeces weighed 100 pounds. He had 160 swine, 25 barnyard and 3 other
poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs. 125 acres produced 4500 bushels of Indian Corn,
100 acres produced 75 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of Irish potatoes
and ½ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. 2 acres with 180 trees produced
800 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 150 trees produced 800 bushels of peaches,
all worth $100. His bees produced 200 pounds of honey and 140 pounds of wax.
800 cords of wood worth $300 had been cut.
**Calvin Moore** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $30 worth of farming tools and $180 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $350. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 7
other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and 140 pounds of butter was churned. He had
15 swine, 10? barnyard and 12 other poultry that had laid 50 dozen eggs. 16 acres
produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. His 12
peach trees produced no fruit and he had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Henry Coker** owned 20 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land valued at
$400. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $89 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $350. He had 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. 60 pounds
of butter was churned. He had 7 swine and 10 barnyard poultry which laid 60
dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 120
bushels of oats and 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. His bees produced 25
pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**William Gibson** owned 16 acres improved and 124 acres unimproved land
worth $250. He had $6 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $122. No
estimated farm production for the previous year was listed. He had 1 horse
and 2 milch cows which had both calved. 120 pounds of butter was churned. 2
sheep had dropped 1 lamb. He had sold 4 sheep and 7 were killed by dogs. He
had 6 swine and 12 barnyard poultry that had laid 80 dozen eggs. No farm crops
were listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Elijah South** owned 60 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land
valued at $1200. He had $75 worth of farm implements and $774 worth of
livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences and estimated farm production
at $680. He owned 3 horses and 4 milch cows. 3 calves had been dropped
and he had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 2 and slaughtered 1. 160
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10 swine, 24 barnyard and 6
other poultry that laid 160 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 300 bushels of
Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 15 acres produced 9 bales
of cotton, ½ acre of sorghum produced 35 gallons of molasses and ¼ acre produced
25 bushels of Irish potatoes. His 12 apple trees produced no fruit and 2 acres
with 100 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches worth $50. He had cut 40 cords
of wood worth $20.
**John M. Evatt “Br. Of James”** (Extremely faded, I believe this is what it
says) owned 150 acres improved and 230 acres unimproved land worth $8000. No
farming tools were listed and he had $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $50
on the fences. Estimated farm production was $575. He had 6 horses, 4 milch cows
and 17 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and he had sold 4 head of cattle
and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter
was churned. He had 60 swine and 40 barnyard poultry that laid 220 dozen eggs.
40 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn, 20 acres produced 200 bushels of
oats and 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. 2 acres with 100 trees produced
150 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 75 trees produced no peaches. His apples
were valued at $40. He cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Thomas M. Evatt** owned 34 acres improved and 76 acres unimproved land
worth $800. No farm tools were listed and his livestock was worth $120.
He had spent $35 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $225. He
owned 1 horse and 2 milch cows. One calf had been dropped and he had sold
5 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 100 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 15 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that laid 100 dozen eggs. 8 acres
produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats
and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He cut 24 cords of wood worth $12.
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